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Iran / Political Power / Rafsanjani Interview #159862

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1995
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(Tehran, Iran: Peter Jennings) The political power in Iran that is held by President Hashemi Rafsanjani and not spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who succeeded the late Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini, featured. [In interview, RAFSANJANI - (thru translator) accuses the US of a political ploy; denies that Iran supports terrorism, but rather has been a victim of terrorism; explains why the people of Iran are angry with the US; defends the embassy hostage taking.]

Jennings, Peter

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