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Iran Asks UN to Address US Refusal to Issue Envoy Visa

Iran is asking a United Nations committee to hold a special meeting on the refusal of the United States to issue a visa to Iran's choice for its ambassador to the U.N. American officials object to Iran's selection of Hamid Abutalebi because of his alleged involvement in the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. White House spokesman Jay Carney said last week the choice is "not viable." In a letter Monday, Iran's mission to the U.N. said that decision has...

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