Iran video scrubbing 'stupid and inappropriate': Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry hit out at someone in his department for selectively editing footage of a press briefing on secret talks with Iran, calling it “stupid and inappropriate”. Department lawyers were called to investigate after Fox News correspondent James Rosen noticed video of a question he posed in December 2013 was not in the public archive. Spokesman John Kirby confirmed the edit was deliberate on Wednesday, saying a lower-level public affairs staffer had received a request to cut the section, but could not now remember who from.

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