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Reporters Challenge Iranian Leader Even as He Challenges Bush - New York Times
Populux | August 29, 2006 at 02:51 pmby
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By MICHAEL SLACKMAN TEHRAN, Aug. 29 Irans president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , meant to focus attention today on his challenge to the president of the United States: To face off in a live televised debate. Skip to next paragraph Hostilities in the Mideast Go to Complete Coverage But at a freewheeling two-hour news conference, President Ahmadinejad also found himself challenged by local reporters who questioned the governments economic program and its tolerance of a critical press. The marathon question-and-answer ...