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Former Iranian President Arrives In U.S.

Ayatollah Mohammand Khatami (file photo) (epa) September 1, 2006 - Iran's official IRNA news agency reports that former President Mohammad Khatami has arrived in New York on a U.S. tour to promote dialogue between religions and cultures.

IRNA says members of Iran's United Nations delegation welcomed Khatami at the airport.

Khatami is due to deliver a speech at the Washington National Cathedral on September 7.

He will also travel to Chicago and attend a UN conference in New York.


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