The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran. Some of the letters and opinions are given below.
By Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
President Rouhani's recent visit to Italy and France marked the historic beginning of a new season of economic, political, and cultural cooperation beneficial to both sides, after roughly a decade of being interrupted.
The decade ahead of us has been designated as the decade of justice and development by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Seyyed Ali Khamenei, which requires all entities to join hands to solve the problems facing the nation.