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Obama waiting to visit Iran: Kuwaiti paper

Kabul, Nov 30, IRNA – A Kuwaiti newspaper said Saturday that the US President Barack Obama is waiting to receive an invitation from his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani to visit Iran.

The Arabic-language Kuwaiti newspaper, Al-Jarida, added President Obama is willing to be the first American president who visits Iran since the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in that country, Afghanistanˈs Jomhor News Agency reported.



Al-Jarida was quoting a US diplomatic source.



The source said that President Obama is willing to visit Iran by mid-2014.



Details of the visit has not been revealed yet but there is a joint intention to this end, the source was quoted by Al-Jarida.





It added the source said President Obama is looking forward for the trip during which he is to implement US new policy in the region which is based on principles of balance and non-intervention.



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