Friday, November 7, 2008

Ahmadinejad Congratulates Obama, Urges 'Real' Change

TEHRAN, Nov. 6 -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has congratulated President-elect Barack Obama on his victory, the first time since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution that an Iranian leader has offered such wishes to an American counterpart.

Analysts here say the letter indicates that Iran is ready to improve relations with the United States.