Iranian UN envoy choice Hamid Aboutalebi
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Iran's UN envoy choice Hamid Aboutalebi refused US visa

Iran's nomination for UN envoy, Hamid Aboutalebi, has been refused a US visa by the White House.

Mr Aboutalebi was linked to the student group that took dozens of people hostage at the US embassy in Tehran in 1979.

Chloe Bugelly reports.

Go to next video: US: Iran UN envoy choice 'troubling'