US President Barack Obama is said to have written a secret letter to Iran's supreme leader describing a shared interest in fighting Islamic State.The letter, reported by the Wall Street Journal, urges Ayatollah Ali Khamenei toward a nuclear agreement.
The US chief stresses any co-operation on fighting IS is contingent on Iran reaching such an agreement by a 24 November diplomatic deadline.
The White House has declined to comment on Mr Obama's "private correspondence".
The letter, sent last month, is at least the fourth time Mr Obama has written to the Iranian leader since taking office in 2009 and underscores his view that Iran is important in an emerging campaign against IS.
Officials with the Obama administration have, in recent days, placed the chances for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme at only 50-50, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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No news on what exactly the letter stated. But more news coming in that the Obama administration has opened some other channel of communications as well. Would be interesting to see what the letter said. But anyways, I have no problem with this. I think the US and Iran should communicate more.