Iranians Feared Public Backlash
Israeli daily Ma’ariv on Sunday reported that few months after Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, he tried to restore diplomatic ties with Iran, even establishing full diplomatic relations and reopening embassies. The Islamic Republic fearing a public backlash rebuffed Obama’s proposal, Ma’ariv reported. The newspaper based its reporting on two Western diplomatic sources who are very close to Obama Administration. The media site Al Monitor, today published the English translation of the article. To read Al-Monitor's English translation, please click here.