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US Vows Not to Issue Visa to Iran's Choice for UN Envoy

The White House says it has informed the United Nations and Iran that the United States will not issue a visa to the man Iran wants to become its new U.N. ambassador.American officials oppose the selection of Hamid Abutalebi because of his alleged involvement in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. He was allegedly part of the Muslim student group that held 52 American diplomats hostage for 444 days -- in what has become known as the Iran hostage crisis.White House spokesman Jay...

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