Yes, Ahmadinejad Talked With Me

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On Monday, the office of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denied that the Iranian president was interviewed by Al-Monitor. "Imagine my surprise to read that," Barbara Slavin writes — as she was there. She asked him questions, he answered them and she and other journalists taped the encounter.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seemed pleased to see me last week when I met him in New York along with six other Americans who have written books on Iran.

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Found in: un, iranian diplomacy, iran, ahmadinejad

Barbara Slavin is a columnist for Al-Monitor and director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council. On Twitter: @BarbaraSlavin1

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