Iranian cleric lawmakers, Hamid Rasaei, right, and Ali Banaei, talk, during the debates for a confidence vote for the new foreign minister in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, ... more 
Iranian cleric lawmakers, Hamid Rasaei, right, and Ali Banaei, talk, during the debates for a confidence vote for the new foreign minister in an open session of parliament, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Iran's lawmakers approved President Ahmadinejad's choice for foreign minister as the country's new top diplomat. The approval of Ali Akbar Salehi, who also heads Iran's nuclear department, indicates the importance the country's nuclear program has for its diplomacy. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Vahid Salemi
Tue, Feb 1, 2011 1:47 PM EST