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Iran clerics conflicted on Rouhani's policy

In Qom, Iran's most conservative city, religious leaders debate new president's approach to international relations.

Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 14:25
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Religious leaders in Qom, Iran's most conservative city, debate the new President Hassan Rouhani's approach to international relations.

Clerics based here have been following Rouhani's every move since he was elected in June, and some of them are worried about his foreign policy.

Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from Qom.

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