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Crossover: Latin American media reaction to Ahmadinejad's visit

01-11-2012 09:15 BJT

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Earlier we spoke to our correspondent, Michelle Begue in Bogota, Colombia about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Latin America.

She told us what the Latin American media and analysts are saying about the five-day trip.

 

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Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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