Thursday, August 03, 2006

Iran Says Destroy Israel ... as August 22 Approaches

As August 22 approaches,

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday the solution to the Middle East crisis is to destroy Israel. In a speech during an emergency meeting of Muslim leaders, Ahmadinejad also called for an immediate halt to fighting in Lebanon between Israel and the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah.

"Although the main solution is for the elimination of the Zionist regime, at this stage an immediate cease-fire must be implemented," he said.

Ahmadinejad [...] said the Middle East would be better off "without the existence of the Zionist regime."

Israel "is an illegitimate regime, there is no legal basis for its existence," he said.

Read the whole AP article, "Ahmadinejad: Destroy Israel, End Crisis." (Emphases added above.)

Like I said ... all this as August 22 approaches. Read "Welcoming the 12th Imam? Iran and August 22."

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