EU Condemns Ahmadinejad's Holocaust Declarations

[AFP] The EU on Sunday condemned declarations by Iranian President Ahmadinejad including that the Holocaust is a "myth." "The presidency of the European Union condemns statements by President Ahmadinejad at the Quds Day rally in Tehran where he repeated denials of the Holocaust and of the right to exist of the state of Israel," a statement said. "Such statements encourage anti-Semitism and hatred. We call on the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran to contribute constructively to peace and security in the Middle East." Britain, France, Germany and the U.S. have condemned Ahmadinejad's comments.

2009-09-21 08:00:00

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