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US Says Iran’s Easing of Football Stadium Ban on Women Shows Pressure Works

Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, attends a news conference in London, Britain June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Simon…

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FILE – Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, attends a news conference in London, June 28, 2019. On Friday he said applying pressure on Iran works, citing the 4,000 women allowed to attend a men’s football game.

“This is another example where pressure works … with this regime,” U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said in response to a VOA Persian question at a State Department briefing Friday.

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