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Interview with Masoumeh Ebtekar

August 19th, 2015

Episode 1100 of 1340 episodes

The BBC’s Kim Ghattas interviews, the Iranian Vice President, Masoumeh Ebtekar in Tehran. Tehran is a modern city of 12 million people, a study in contrast between bazaars and shopping malls, between hardline clerics and millennial hipsters. Iran’s Vice President first became famous, in 1979 as the spokesperson for the students holding the hostages at the American Embassy. 36 years later Iran has signed a nuclear deal with six world powers but really it’s all about Iran and the United States. How does Masoumeh Ebtekar feel about the relationship between the two countries?