How a Head Scarf Almost Got Italian FM's Visit in Tehran Canceled

Despite the diplomatic thaw, Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino needed some moral suasion to agree to cover her head on a visit to the Islamic Republic.

Italy’s Emma Bonino was the first EU foreign minister to make an official visit to Tehran after Iran and the six powers signed an interim agreement on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. She landed in Tehran on December 21 after years when Western foreign ministers...