Iran's President abandons CNN interview after Amanpour declines head scarf demand

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNN's chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, after she declined a last-minute demand to wear a head scarf.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNNs chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, after … [+4127 chars]

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