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Is Iran's New President Really a 'Moderate'? (VOA On Assignment June 21)i
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June 21, 2013 2:19 PM
Setareh Derakhshesh, deputy director of VOA's Persian News Network, joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Iran's newly-elected president, Hassan Rowhani. The former chief nuclear negotiator has been described as a moderate, but Setareh says he's "as establishment as it gets."

Is Iran's New President Really a 'Moderate'? (VOA On Assignment June 21)

Published June 21, 2013

Setareh Derakhshesh, deputy director of VOA's Persian News Network, joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Iran's newly-elected president, Hassan Rowhani. The former chief nuclear negotiator has been described as a moderate, but Setareh says he's "as establishment as it gets."

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