Iranians won’t give on choice for U.N.

U.S. visa denial called ‘bullying’

Posted: April 13, 2014 at 5:11 a.m.

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi was quoted by Iran’s semiofficial Mehr news agency as saying officials would pursue Hamid Aboutalebi's declined Visa status “through anticipated legal channels at the U.N.”

Iran rejected naming a new diplomat Saturday to represent it at the United Nations, with one lawmaker urging the Islamic Republic to stand up to “bullying” from the U.S., which has rejected granting its pick a visa.

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