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Iran did not allow foreign participants and guests to attend an electronic music festival, according to the official in charge of organizing the event in late July.

Speaking to the state-run Iran Labor News Agency (ILNA), Mehdi Jalali said, “For the first time, our prominent foreign guests, including Joachim Heintz (German composer), Dimitri Papageorgiou (Greek composer), Ulrike Brand (German cellist), and Eva Zollner (German accordionist) were denied entry visas.”

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