News and Views will continue its coverage of the potential US interests section in Iran. Reports are that Tehran would consider any U.S. request to set up a diplomatic presence in Iran, the country's official news agency reported on Tuesday. A Foreign Ministry official quoted by IRNA said "in principle, Iranian officials will consider requests they receive through formal channels." : Ilan Berman, Vice President for Policy, American Foreign Policy Council to discuss this story. The US Supreme Court will review a ruling that allows the brother of an Iranian terrorism victim to collect $2.8 million. The justices said they will consider overturning a decision by an appeals court in the case of Darkish Elahi, who is seeking the money as compensation for the killing of his brother, Cyrus, in Paris in 1990. Finland summoned Iran's ambassador in Helsinki Tuesday to express concern over Tehran's execution of a juvenile offender and its plans to execute three others, the foreign ministry said.
Roundtable hosts Mr. Mehdi Haeri, a clergyman, who will discuss Islamic marriage law.
Late Edition will have an update on the situation Iraq, and of the US presidential race. Following are stories about Nano Technology, and the painter Claude Monet’s enduring influence.
Newstalk features political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio. Topics include EU Sanctions, Ahmadinejad’s three years in power, and the possibility of a US interests section in Iran.