Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has confirmed reports of President Hassan Rowhani's well-wishes on Jewish new year on social networking platform Twitter on Thursday.
The picture accompanying Rouhani's tweet, showing a Jewish man in prayer. (Photo courtesy of Twitter)
Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (pictured) frequently used U.N. General Assembly meetings as a platform for his outspoken views. (File photo: Reuters)
Whether or not the twitter account can be linked directly to the Iranian president, who has previously said that he wishes to ease tensions with the West, the message is certainly well-timed.SHOW MORE