Looking for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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On the hunt for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

6 June 2013 Last updated at 23:58 BST

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran recently visited Accra in Ghana as part of a trip to West Africa.

James Reynolds, the BBC's Iran correspondent, had been trying to compile a profile of Ahmadinejad and travelled to Ghana in the hope of spotting the president there.

But getting past the tight media controls was an extremely difficult task, as this video diary shows.