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Iranian media reported that the country's deputy foreign minister held a bilateral meeting with US State Department officials.
The prime minister hopes an early election will give him the mandate for tough economic stimulus programs.
The World Health Organization is investigating how a turkey farm in Germany became the first area in Europe to be infected by the avian flu virus.
On Thursday, a number of car bombs exploded outside the diplomatic missions of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
Obama said he would push Myanmar officials to recognize the universal rights of all peoples in the country.
WHO said that there had been more than 13,300 people hospitalized because of the Ebola virus. Of these, more than 5,160 had died.
The two presidents did not discuss any of the issues that have strained ties between both powers.
The new figures helped push the unemployment rate down from 5.9 to 5.8 per cent.
Central Bank chief Draghi says the ECB is "unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional" stimulus measures.
The drop in prices is a boon to some emerging countries like China and India.