U.S. Media Continue to Black Out Iranian Diplomatic Overtures

Also: is the Bush administration considering the first diplomatic outpost in Iran in nearly 30 years?
What might you not have heard about, particularly if you watch American television news programming? Why, just the fact that the demonic Islamofascist leader of Iran (that would be President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the non-wingnuts among you) has once again signaled his willingness to have diplomatic discussions with the United States regarding any topic whatsoever:
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday he would welcome direct talks with the US if both parties are on equal footing, adding such talks could happen at any time in future. [...]
"We will hold talks with the United States if they come to us on equal footing," Ahmadinejad said in a live interview with the state TV. [...]

"Equal footing means that when two people want to talk, both have to be on equal terms. Dialogue doesn't make any sense if one side stands in a higher position and the other in a lower position," Ahmadinejad said. [...]

Last month, the Bush administration said it was considering setting up a diplomatic outpost in Iran in what would mark a dramatic U.S. return to the country nearly 30 years after the two nations severed relations.

"They haven't demanded it (formally) yet. But if they do ... we will study it with a positive view," Ahmadinejad said Monday.

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