Mixed welcome for Rouhani at home

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani arrived home in Tehran Saturday from a week at UN center to a mixed reception. Part of the crowd lobbed eggs at him and shouted “Death to America! Death to Israel” accusing him of overdoing the words of conciliation with the United States and the West. Another part carried placards praising his performance at the UN Center, which culminated in a phone call from President Barack Obama to initiate the first top-level contact between Iranian and US leaders since 1979.

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