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September 20, 2012 7:00 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Seeks to Address U.S. Forums During Visit to New York

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Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi. Photo: wiki commons.

Fox News – Iran’s foreign minister is hoping to address a number of prestigious policy groups during a trip to New York next month, over the objections of critics who say it’s not the time to roll out the red carpet and provide a podium for the Iranian regime’s vitriol.

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) confirmed that Ali Akbar Salehi is slated to appear Oct. 1 at the group’s office in Manhattan, according to CFR spokesman Kendra Davidson. The event will likely consist of Salehi delivering prepared remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session with CFR members that may or may not be open to the media.

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