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Mansour Farhang

Mansour Farhang

Ambassador to the United Nations from the Islamic Republic of Iran (1979-1980)
Mansour Farhang resigned from his post as revolutionary Iran’s first ambassador to the United Nations when Khomeini’s regime refused to accept the UN’s recommendation to release U.S. hostages held in Tehran. He’s currently a professor of international relations at Bennington College, Vermont.

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