Iran refuses to meet Obama! I don’t think Iran wants to just do a handshake with the President of the United States of America. They want an invitation to the White House, just like other dignitaries have the courtesy of receiving.
Obama, Rouhani won’t meet at United Nations General Assembly
President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will not meet at the United Nations on Tuesday, senior administration officials said.
The White House had offered to have “an encounter” between the two leaders on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, but Iranian officials ultimately declined.