U.S Virtual Embassy for Iran

Fights between the United States and Iran will likely continue. Currently, these super powers country opened a virtual embassy to establish relations with Iran.

U.S Virtual Embassy for Iran

This virtual embassy has angered the Iranian government, and accused the U.S. of trying to interfere in his country after U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton plans to announce these projects in October.Virtual Embassy website can be accessed at http://iran.usembassy.gov, and offer a statement of U.S. policy in English and Persian.

At the welcome message on the website, Clinton voiced hope that the platform will provide a way for Americans and Iranians to communicate openly and without fear.

 "Because U.S. and Iran have no diplomatic relations, we have lost some important occasion with you, the citizens of Iran," she said in a video message, as reported by Yahoo News, Wednesday (12/07/2011).

"But today, we can use new technology to bridge the gaps and promote greater understanding between the two countries, as well as people in every country. That's why we created this virtual embassy," she continued.
United States and Iran have no diplomatic relations since 1979 Islamic revolution, when protesters overthrew the pro-western Shah and seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

This Virtual Embassy will allow the people of Iran to start the visa application to the U.S... However, they still have to go abroad, usually to Turkey or the United Arab Emirates to get a visa.

Chairman of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani has view that the virtual U.S. embassy would fail and calling that project plans as a sign of political weakness of the U.S.

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