US denies visa to Iranian diplomat Hamid Aboutalebi (14)

ABC 2014.04.12 04:26
North America Correspondent Jane Cowan The United States is refusing to give a visa to the Iranian official nominated by Tehran to be its next ambassador to the United Nations. The decision effectively bars Hamid Aboutalebiб from taking up his post at the UN, which is based in New York. Mr Aboutalebi has been linked to the student group that took US diplomats hostage in 1979.
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