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** FILE ** This Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, file photo shows Syrian President Bashar Assad, seen, during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, unseen, at the presidency in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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Iranian workers continue operations at the Bushehr nuclear power plant, although the Natanz enrichment nuclear plant was not fed uranium on Nov. 16. Iran's nuclear chief said Tuesday that a malicious computer worm known as Stuxnet has not harmed the country's atomic program and accused the West of trying to sabotage it. Iran earlier confirmed that Stuxnet infected several personal laptops belonging to employees at Bushehr but that plant systems were not affected. (International Iran Photo Agency via Associated Press)

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Iran's new president, Hasan Rowhani, says a plan drawn up by Iranian officials and French President Jacques Chirac in 1995 could be a solution to the nuclear standoff with the West. (Associated Press)

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A campaign poster for Nina Siakhali Moradi, who ran for city councilor in Qazvin, Iran, is seen here. She has reportedly been barred from office for being being too attractive. (Courtesy of Iranwire)

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A campaign poster for Nina Siakhali Moradi, who ran for city councilor in Qazvin, Iran, is seen here. She has reportedly been barred from office for being being too attractive. (Courtesy of Iranwire)

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Iranian President Hasan Rouhani, sits in a meeting at the presidency office, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. Iran's supreme leader formally endorsed Hasan Rouhani as president Saturday, allowing the moderate cleric to take charge of a country weakened by economic sanctions over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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Iranian President Hasan Rouhani, sits in a meeting at the presidency office, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. Iran's supreme leader formally endorsed Hasan Rouhani as president Saturday, allowing the moderate cleric to take charge of a country weakened by economic sanctions over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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Iranian newly elected President Hasan Rouhani, listens to the Iranian national anthem, before beginning a press conference, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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** FILE ** This Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, file photo shows Syrian President Bashar Assad, seen, during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, unseen, at the presidency in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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** FILE ** This 2009 file photograph, originally released by Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency, purports to show the launch of a Shahab-3 medium-range missile at an undisclosed location in Iran. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** This Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, file photo shows Syrian President Bashar Assad, seen, during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, unseen, at the presidency in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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In this Monday, June 10, 2013, photo, Iranian President-elect, Hasan Rouhani, a former Iran's top nuclear negotiator, waves, from his bus, during his presidential election campaign tour to the western city of Sanandaj, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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In this Monday, June 10, 2013, photo, Iranian President-elect, Hasan Rouhani, a former Iran's top nuclear negotiator, waves, from his bus, during his presidential election campaign tour to the western city of Sanandaj, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Iranian newly elected President Hasan Rowhani, listens to the Iranian national anthem, before beginning a press conference, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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** FILE ** Iranian newly elected President Hasan Rouhani, listens to the Iranian national anthem, before beginning a press conference, in Tehran, Iran, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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Iran players celebrate after beating South Korea during the Asian zone Group A qualifying soccer match for the 2014 World Cup in Ulsan, South Korea Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Iran won 1-0. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Do-hun)

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Iran players celebrate after beating South Korea during the Asian zone Group A qualifying soccer match for the 2014 World Cup in Ulsan, South Korea Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Iran won 1-0. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Do-hun)

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Iranian President elect Hasan Rowhani, stands in front of a portrait of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during visit of his shrine, just outside Tehran, Iran, Sunday, June 16, 2013. Iran's newly elected reformist-backed president Hasan Rowhani said Sunday that the country's dire economic problems cannot be solved "overnight," as he took his first steps in consulting with members of the clerically dominated establishment on his new policies. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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** FILE ** In front of a portrait of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, a former top nuclear negotiator, center, gestures to his supporters at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 1, 2013.

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** FILE ** In front of a portrait of the late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, a former top nuclear negotiator, center, gestures to his supporters at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 1, 2013.