Hashemi "Most Reasonable" on Iran-US Relations
TEHRAN, February 15 (Iran Focus) - Faezeh Hashemi spells out specific
steps that the United States should take in order for Iran to agree to
Asked to comment on some Western analysts belief that should her father,
former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, become the next Majlis speaker,
prospects for Iran-US relations would improve Hashemi said: "No matter
where Mr Hashemi is, you can be sure that he would do what is most reasonable."
She added, "In the past Mr Hashemi has stated that he would not
object to relations with America if certain changes take place in American
behaviour." She also reiterated that US actions have not changed
in tune with the improved rhetoric coming from Washington.
When asked to be specific about the American behaviour that needs to
be changed, Hashemi mentioned unfreezing Iran's assets in the United States
and also the issue of fingerprinting and "other humiliating behaviour."
In regards to whether she and her father would support the normalization
of ties should these two demands be met, Hashemi clarified that "we
would start [official] negotiations."
Faezeh Hashemi was speaking to Iran Focus on the sidelines of a youth
rally organized for her by the Executives of Construction Party.