Behind the Scenes: An interview with Iran's Foreign Minister

CCTV America's Asieh Namdar and our CCTV crew took a trip to a UN General Assembly Meeting to meet and interview Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. Here's a behind the scenes look of before, during, and after the big interview.

[img src=]1761CCTV America's Asieh Namdar takes the train to a UN General Assembly meeting and preps for her interview with Iran's foreign minister.
[img src=]1060While on the train, Asieh looks over some guest requests for the following newsweek.
[img src=]1010Asieh looks over some notes in an empty conference room before the interview.
[img src=]1020Make-up check before the big interview!
[img src=]1000Make-up check before the big interview!
[img src=]970All set and ready to interview the foreign minister
[img src=]950Our CCTV America crew waits around before the interview.
[img src=]890Outside the Governor's Room aka the interview room
[img src=]810A look at the set-up for the one-on-one interview
[img src=]970Asieh meets the foreign minister
[img src=]970(Left to Right) CCTV America journalist Asieh Namdar, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and CCTV America producer Elmira Jafari
[img src=]950The interview between Asieh and the foreign minister proceeds.
[img src=]950One interview requires a lot of camera gear and equipment!
[img src=]830Some post-interview editing in the works!