Iran's "Moderates" and the Holocaust

(Washington Post) Editorial - At the heart of the Obama administration's diplomatic engagement with Iran is the notion that the regime is divided among hard-liners who foment its terrorism and regional aggression and more moderate forces who are open to cooperation with the West, embodied by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif told Robin Wright of the New Yorker that the Rouhani administration had nothing to do with the Holocaust cartoon festival beginning this Saturday. Yet a spokesman for the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance confirmed that the ministry supports the exhibition, along with other programs that "enlighten people about the Holocaust."

2016-05-10 00:00:00

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