Thursday, October 12, 2006

Iranian envoy: 'We have nothing against Jews'

Once again the Iranian regime makes the doubtful distinction between 'Jews' and 'Zionists'. The Islamic Republic News Agency reports:

Iranian Ambassador to Paris Ali Ahani here on Wednesday said the Islamic Republic of Iran respects Jews and has nothing against them.

Addressing a press conference here, he said Iran's Jewish community is living peacefully in the country and is represented in the Iranian parliament.

Making a distinction between Jews and Zionists, he said the fact that the Islamic Republic of Iran does not recognize the Zionist regime does not mean that Jews are placed in the same category.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sephardic Jews celebrate Sukkot in New York:

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/11/dining/11sephardic.html?pagewanted=1&ei=5087%0A&em&en=a7a35c354d5cf3f5&ex=1160798400