Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N. on Tuesday. Ray Stubblebine /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': Diplomat Ryan Crocker on his meetings with Iranian officials
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At a road project in Qalat, Afghanistan, last summer, U.S. forces were providing security. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.Brian Ferguson /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker speaks with Renee Montagne
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Officials and mourners prepare to place the coffin of Afghanistan High Peace Council and former Taliban leader Arsala Rahmani in a grave earlier today, in Kabul. Massoud Hossaini /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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