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Iranian President Asserts Right to Nuclear Power

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Iranian President Asserts Right to Nuclear Power

Iranian President Asserts Right to Nuclear Power

Iranian President Asserts Right to Nuclear Power

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad debated with members of the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday, repeating his claim that the Holocaust never occurred and arguing that Iran has the right to develop nuclear power for peaceful purposes.

Ashton Carter, a professor of international affairs at Harvard University who attended the debate, talks with Alex Chadwick.