Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 17 / Trend, D.Khatinoglu, S. Isayev/
The Spokeswoman of Iran's Foreign Ministry Marzieh Afkham has confirmed that Iranian and U.S. presidents, Hassan Rouhani and Barack Obama have exchanged letters, IRINN TV channel reported.
During the weekly press conference, she said that Obama has sent a letter to Iranian president, and has received a response.
According to Afkham, the matter of letter was Obama's congratulation to Rouhani due to his victory in Iran's presidential elections.
Obama said on Sept.15 during an interview with ABC that he has exchanged letters with Rouhani, without revealing the details of the letter.
Afkham also said that Hassan Rouhani has not yet planned any meeting with his American counterpart at the UN General Assembly's annual meeting, scheduled to be held in late September.
Prior to her statement, British Guardian News Paper reported that Rouhani may meet with Obama, while Britain's foreign secretary, William Hague, is also due to meet his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, at the UN general assembly in New York.
Later, the White House denied any scheduled meetings between Iran and the U.S. presidents.
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