Though Iran constantly defies the U.S. with new missile tests, humiliated U.S. sailors earlier this year and regards America as its No. 1 enemy, the smitten Obama administration is continuing its courtship of the Islamic republic.
While Iran ramped up its harsh rhetoric last week, first lady Michelle Obama hosted a traditional Iranian new year’s feast at the White House.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, meanwhile, vowed that the Obama administration was open to a “new arrangement” with the world’s top sponsor of terrorism pertaining to Teheran’s active and advancing missile program.
Iran’s response to all of the White House’s super terrific overtures: We will never negotiate over our missile program – and the United States is still the “Great Satan.”
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said as much on April 10, insisting Iran’s missile program and military capabilities are not open to negotiations, Xinhua reported.
Full article: U.S. continues to make nice with Iran – and Iran is having none of it (World Tribune)