Obama Won't Say If Iranian Diplomats Still Invited to July 4 Parties
1:05 PM, Jun 23, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said on Monday that Iranian diplomats are still welcome to attend Fourth of July parties at U.S. embassies around the world:
Fox News's Major Garrett asked the president at the ongoing press conference if that is still the case. Obama replied:
Does that mean there's a deadline by which the Iranian militias need to stop shooting innocent women in the streets in order to enjoy the July 4th barbecues?
Update: This post has been updated to include Obama's full response.