Iran holds Asian reporter for suspicious questions

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September 14, 2010 00:29

 
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TEHERAN, Iran – Iran's state TV said authorities have detained an Asian reporter for asking suspicious questions about the country's disputed nuclear program.

The report did not identify the reporter by name or nationality. His two Iranian assistants were also detained.

The report says the journalist asked people in Teheran for their views on whether Iran's nuclear program had a military dimension and on Iran's relations with Russia.

Monday's report said the reporter's case was sent to the judiciary for further proceedings.

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