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April 22, 2014 10:18 pm

Source: Cuba Backs Iran in Dispute With U.S. Over U.N. Ambassador

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Cuba's Communist leader Fidel Castro. Photo: Ricardo Stuckert.

Fox News – Cuba piped up as one of the few countries to side with Iran at a meeting Tuesday of a United Nations committee where Iran formally protested – and the United States defended – the decision by the Obama administration to bar Iran’s U.N. ambassador pick from U.S. soil.

On Friday, President Obama signed legislation that effectively bars Hamid Aboutalebi from getting a U.S. visa because of his role during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis.

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