Iranian official will not get visa for U.N. ambassadorship - White House

The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Iran's proposed U.N. ambassador, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions about how much influence the White House can wield over the world body.

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Apr 11, 2014
Richard Gowan
United Nations
Peace and Security
Middle East, United States