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Olive Press President Rouhani cheers return of Iran’s second monkey-astronaut (+video)

Rocketing a second monkey into space takes Iran a step closer to its goal of sending people into space within five to eight years.

By Staff writer / December 15, 2013

Borna Ghasemi/ISNA/AP

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has a lot on his plate these days, not least of all the world’s focus on Iran’s nuclear program.