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Iran Criticizes US for Denying Visa to Proposed UN Envoy

Meet Hamid Abutalebi. He's a top Iranian diplomat and the country's proposed new envoy to the United Nations. But he won't be coming to the UN if the U.S. has anything to say about it. Congress voted to deny Abutalebi a visa because of suspected links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis. Abutalebi says he periodically acted as an interpreter for the militants who held the hostages. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney:

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