Virtual U.S. Embassy works successfully - Department of State
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 17 / Trend corr. T. Jafarov /
A spokesman for the U.S. State Department, Alan Eyre believes that the virtual embassy of the United States - an effective tool for exchange of views between U.S. and Iranian people.
"The virtual embassy for the people of Iran has successfully continued its work despite attempts by the Iranian authorities to block access to the site. This is a very good tool for the exchange of views between U.S. and Iranian people," - said Eyre Thursday in an interview with Trend.
December 6, 2011 began its work a virtual U.S. embassy in Iran. The site, functioning in English and Farsi, was told that it is designed to build bridges between people of the United States and Iran.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a video message posted on this site, noted that the absence of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Iran hinder dialogue between citizens of two countries and said that new technologies will contribute to better understanding between the two nations, and overcome barriers.
Eyre said the virtual embassy in their work pursues the same objectives, with which he created.
"The information required by the Iranian people, including travel to the United States, American culture and society, international politics, U.S., has become available through this site - said Eyre. - We will continue our efforts to strengthen ties with the Iranian people and the activity of this web page - part of our work in this direction. "