UN Chief Slams Ahmadinejad's "Unacceptable Misuse" of UN Platform

(AP) Ali Akbar Dareini and Slobodan Lekic - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon railed on Friday against radicals fostering tensions between the Western and Islamic worlds, while addressing a meeting of the Alliance of Civilizations. Speaking a day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad raised the possibility that "some segments within the U.S. government" had orchestrated the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Ban said, "I strongly condemn the comments made yesterday by a leader of a delegation that called into question the cause of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil....It is unacceptable for the platform of the General Assembly of the United Nations to be misused in this way."

2010-09-27 08:54:12

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