Rouhani tweets Christmas greetings to Pope on Christmas

Washington, Dec. 26 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani referred to Christmas as a 'special day' on Twitter.

Rouhani also tweeted a photograph of him spending time with Christians, (@HassanRouhani/Twitter)

According to ABC News, Rouhani sent Christmas greetings on the social media site, including one message directed at Pope Francis.

"Felicitations to @Pontifex on birthday of Christ, Prophet of love, mercy & friendship," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted, referring to the Pope's Twitter account, "@Pontifex."

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished his Twitter followers a "Merry Christmas" in his own message.

--ANI (Posted on 26-12-2013)

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