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Behind the scenes of Ann Curry's exclusive interview with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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Ann Curry speaks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the leader's first U.S. news outlet interview since becoming president.

NBC News' Ann Curry interviewed Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran today – his first interview with an American journalist since he became president. Here’s a behind the scenes look at the interview.

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Ann Curry interviews Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

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Ann Curry interviews Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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Ann Curry poses for a photo in Iran, where she interviewed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

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Ann Curry takes a photo of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

In an exclusive interview with NBC's Ann Curry, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country is asking for peace, stability and the elimination of all weapons of mass destruction.