Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

September 26, 2016 11:00 AM

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Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's Foreign Ministry says a Utah state senator who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his visa application.

Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi told reporters Monday that a visit by Sen. Jim Dabakis was technically legal, but that he did not make his government position clear in his application and never met with any Iranian officials.

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