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February 26, 2015 11:26 am

Iran Hung Obama Effigy at Rally Days Before Resuming Nuclear Talks With US

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A Feb. 11 rally in Iran that marked the overthrow of the Shah featured anti-American and anti-Israel sentiments. Photo: MEMRI.

Fox News – Just weeks before Secretary of State John Kerry held new nuclear talks with Iran’s foreign minister in Geneva, Iranians were hanging Kerry’s boss in effigy at a huge Tehran-sponsored rally marking the Islamic Revolution’s 36th anniversary, an event that critics say underscores the absurdity of the ongoing diplomatic effort.

The US and Iran are trying to reach a final nuclear agreement by a March 31 deadline against a backdrop of ongoing anti-American hatred in the Islamic republic. Photos posted by the Middle East Media Research Institute this week show Iranians marching in front of a display depicting President Obama hanging from a gallows and carrying signs of Kerry, portrayed as a devious fox.

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