07/29/2014 10:09 am ET Updated Jul 29, 2014

Washington Post Editorial Board Calls For Release Of Journalist Jason Rezaian


IRAN’S RELATIONS with international media have improved considerably since the election of Hassan Rouhani as president and the beginning of serious negotiations over its nuclear program. More Western journalists have been allowed to visit the country, Mr. Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have given numerous interviews to Western journalists and U.S. newspapers, including The Post, have featured their op-eds. So much has the climate improved that U.S. conservatives routinely charge that U.S. media have been seduced by the new leadership.

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