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Wayne State lecturer Saeed Khan on WDET to discuss Iran's new president

June 17, 2013

WDET's Pat Batcheller talked with Saeed Khan about Iran's new president. "If there's going to be a relationship that develops with (Hasan) Rowhani, the American and Iranian public probably will not see it for several years out in the open," says Khan. Iran's newly-elected president is reaching out to the United States, saying both countries should look to the future. But Rowhani also repeated that one-on-one talks are only possible if the U.S. never interferes in Iranian affairs. What kind of leader will Rowhani be? Khan says Rowhani's style may resemble that of a previous Iranian leader, Mohammad Khatami.