October 28, 2013

RHETORIC BECOMES REALITY:

Message of peace replaces anti-US billboards in Tehran (ILAN BEN ZION AND LAZAR BERMAN, October 27, 2013,Times of Israel)

Officials in Iran's capital have ordered that anti-American billboards be taken down, and in their place a message of peace was plastered over a major Tehran thoroughfare.

In a possible sign of thawing ties between Iran and the West, the state-run news agency IRNA on Saturday quoted a Tehran city hall spokesman saying the municipality ordered the removal of the posters because the organization responsible didn't get approval for the advertisements.

Posted by at October 28, 2013 7:26 AM
  

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