Rouhani returns to mixed reception in Tehran ~ Al Jazeera.
Iranian president greeted by both flung shoe and grateful supporters after historic conversation with President Obama.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has returned to Tehran to a mixed reception, with one protester throwing a shoe at his vehicle while dozens of others chanted slogans in support of him, after having ahistoric conversation with Barack Obama, his US counterpart.
Some 60 demonstrators chanted “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” as Rouhani’s motorcade drew out of Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Saturday, but they were outnumbered by 200 to 300 supporters of the president who shouted: “Thank you Rouhani”.
A small police contingent separated the rival demonstrators.
The shoe missed the car and Rouhani stood up through the sunroof to acknowledge the crowds.
Before leaving New York where he attended the UN General Assembly, Rouhani had a 15-minute telephone conversation with…
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