Iran's official broadcasters may have ignored President Obama's message to the nation's people and leaders but many Iranians will have accessed the message (full text here) via unauthorised satellite channels and the internet.
Britain's Times welcomes Barack Obama's offer of friendship but commentators on America's right are unpersuaded.
Former UN Ambassador John Bolton noted that Iran - at least up until now - has only used talks to buy time. Throughout extended talks with the EU it has continued steps towards building a nuclear weapon and has continued its support of worldwide terrorist groups. In today's Wall Street Journal he writes about Iran's former Deputy Minister of Defense Ali Reza Asghari and his disclosure of Tehran's financing of Syria's nuclear weapons programme.