Iran’s President Cancels CNN Interview Over Headscarf Dispute

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi canceled an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour after she refused to wear  a headscarf.

Raisi, in the United States for the U.N. General Assembly meeting, backed out of the interview after making a last-minute request that she wear the headscarf, CNN reported.

Amanpour, who grew up in Tehran, Iran’s capital, maintained she wears a headscarf when she reports from Iran to comply with local laws and customs.

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