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Total Chaos': Eggs, Shoes Hurled at Iran's President by Hardliners Irked Over His Obama Chat


"Hard liners are very upset that Rouhani's car almost drove on one of them"

(Credit: Twitchy via Twitter)

When Iranian President Hassan Rouhani landed in Tehran this morning, he probably wasn't surprised that some in Iran weren't happy about his recent talk with U.S. President Barack Obama.

But Rouhani likely wasn't expecting this at his homecoming, as reported by Thomas Erdbrink, Tehran bureau chief for the New York Times:

(Credit: Twitchy via Twitter)

Check out this shot of one shoe hurled:

(Credit: New York Times via YouTube)

And another one:

(Credit: Twitchy via Twitter)

Financial Times correspondent Najmeh Bozorgmehr recounts what she witnessed:

(Credit: Twitchy via Twitter)

Erdbrink had previously tweeted that Rouhani supporters were also at the airport, as evidenced by chants such as "Long live Rouhani, everlasting change!" and a placard that read, "Welcome, Lord of Peace."

Here's raw video acquired by the New York Times via YouTube that depicts the wild scene after Rouhani landed:

(H/T: Twitchy)



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