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Swedish Diplomat Insults Ahmadinejad with 'Exposed Soles'

Newly appointed Swedish ambassador to Iran Peter Tejler apparently offended Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by crossing his legs, state media reported. The offending act reportedly came during what was supposed to be the routine diplomatic procedure of presenting his letter of accreditation to the Iranian president.
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