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BREAKING NEWS ~ Bush says Iran president will get US visa for travel to UN

[JURIST] AP is reporting that President Bush has said that new Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad [BBC profile; official website, in Farsi] will be given a US visa so that he can attend UN meetings in New York. Earlier this week, the State Department had indicated it was considering denying Ahmadinejad's visa application [JURIST report] due to allegations that Ahmadinejad was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis.

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