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09/26/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

My conversation with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

I was on vacation last week in France when the Iranian government said yes to a request for an interview with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. I flew to Tehran and talked to the President in the garden outside his presidential office. We talked about Georgia, Afghanistan, the U.S. presidential election, the Iranian economy and his own upcoming election. Here is a part of that conversation: