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Disputed Iranian election complicates US diplomacy

Sunday, June 14, 2009 | 3:07 p.m. CDT; updated 5:28 p.m. CDT, Sunday, June 14, 2009

WASHINGTON — The re-election of Iran's hard-line president amid charges of ballot fraud has put the Obama administration in a tougher spot as it tries to draw theocratic Tehran into nuclear diplomacy without appearing to accept suppression of dissent.

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