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Iran tarries on letting American reporters return

Despite a reported promise last week that "impartial" news reporters would be readmitted to Iran, American journalists are still being denied re-entry. Iranian authorities announced last week they would readmit American journalists whose "impartiality" could be confirmed by Iranian embassies in foreign countries, French radio stations reported. But Iranian embassies in Paris and Beirut said Monday they had received orders from Tehran not to accept visa applications from any employees of the American news media.

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