UPDATE: Iran is denying that President, Hassan Rouhani wished the Jewish people a "blessed Rosh Hashanah."
“Mr. Rouhani does not have a tweeter account,” Presidential Advisor Mohammad Reza Sadeq told Fars News Agency on Thursday.
Iran's newly-elected president, Hassan Rouhani, turned to Twitter on Wednesday to wish the Jewish people a happy Jewish New Year.
"As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah," Rouhani tweeted.
The tweet stands in stark contrast to the rhetoric from former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who inflamed the Jewish community repeatedly by calling the Holocaust a lie.
Users on Twitter were, thus, seemingly perplexed by the Tweet.
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