obama-president_web.jpgPresident Barack Obama talks with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a historic phone call from the Oval Office Friday, Sept. 27, the first conversation between American and Iranian presidents in more than 30 years.

He said he and Rouhani directed their teams to work quickly to pursue an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. The conversation came hours after Rouhani, wrapping up a trip to the U.S. to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting, called the United States a “great nation.”