Ardavan Amir-Aslani, International lawyer and author

There's been talk in the past few days that Iran's new president, Hassan Rohani, might meet Barack Obama on the sidelines of next week's UN General Assembly in New York. Could Iran and the US soon become not just friends, but close friends?


Ardavan Amir-Aslani, an international lawyer and author of several books on Islam and Iran, believes all the signs are there that Teheran and Washington are ready - each for their own specific reasons - to lay aside their mutual animosity and be friends.

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