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=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image1.jpg]1741CCTV 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=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image2.jpg]1040While on the train, Asieh looks over some guest requests for the following newsweek.
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image11.jpg]990Asieh looks over some notes in an empty conference room before the interview.
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image6.jpg]1000Make-up check before the big interview!
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image7.jpg]990Make-up check before the big interview!
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image9.jpg]940All set and ready to interview the foreign minister
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image8.jpg]930Our CCTV America crew waits around before the interview.
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_img_1726.jpg]870Outside the Governor's Room aka the interview room
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image3.jpg]790A look at the set-up for the one-on-one interview
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_img_1730.jpg]940Asieh meets the foreign minister
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_img_1740.jpg]940(Left to Right) CCTV America journalist Asieh Namdar, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and CCTV America producer Elmira Jafari
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image10.jpg]920The interview between Asieh and the foreign minister proceeds.
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_img_1747.jpg]920One interview requires a lot of camera gear and equipment!
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/behind-the-scenes-an-interview-with-irans-foreign-minister/thumbs/thumbs_image12.jpg]810Some post-interview editing in the works!