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Iran’s new president tells CNN: the Holocaust was ‘reprehensible and contemptible’

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday condemned the Holocaust as “reprehensible” in a new sign of a radical change by the Tehran government. “Any crime that happens in history against humanity, including the crime the Nazis created toward the Jews, is reprehensible and condemnable,” the newly elected leader told CNN…

Iranian president Rowhani approached by American prisoners’ supporters

Supporters of two U.S. citizens jailed in Iran appealed for their freedom Monday as President Hassan Rowhani arrived for the U.N. General Assembly, with one handing him a letter. Rowhani, seen as a moderate, is paying a closely watched visit to the annual United Nations meeting as he seeks to…