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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Congress has a right to makes its views known to Iran's leaders

Letter writer Lois Raimondi Munchel's contention that the 47 GOP senators who wrote to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei informing him of the difference between an agreement and a treaty are guilty of treason is ludicrous ("Senators who sent note to Iran should be charged with treason," March 14). First, the senators did not enter into negotiations, as claimed by the writer, but simply sent an informative letter. They were certainly not in violation of the cited 1799 Logan Act (need we go back to the 18th century?), which make it a crime for unauthorized citizens to negotiate with foreign governments. Moreover, who makes the decision that senators are not...

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