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The new president of Iran tweeted this:

Hassan Rouhani @HassanRouhani

As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah. pic.twitter.com/tmaf84x7UR


11:27 AM - 4 Sep 2013

Followed by the new foreign minister tweeting this:

Javad Zarif @JZarif

Happy Rosh Hashanah

9:45 PM - 4 Sep 2013

And Christine Pelosi responded:

sfpelosi @sfpelosi

Interesting #RoshHashanah exchange on #twitter today ... How's your 5774 so far? pic.twitter.com/GTOEEokYRb


9:54 AM - 5 Sep 2013

Illustration for article titled Well, I guess you take what you can get, with the Iranian government.

The official state news agency is now denying it, but they don't have a lot of credibility. These are, at the very least, little positive movements away from the absurd confrontationalism of the Ahmadinejad years.

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