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Ahmadinejad wants to attend London Olympics

Updated: May 17, 2012, 11:40 AM ET
Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that he is eager to attend the Olympic Games in London to support Iranian athletes but that Britain doesn't want to host him.

Ahmadinejad was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying he would like to be "beside Iranian athletes" during the Games but the British are reluctant to have him.

"I would like to be next to our young athletes at the 2012 Olympics but the host has a problem with this," Ahmadinejad said during ...

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