October 27, 2005
Iran's 'Sick' Leader's Words 'Sicken' UKTopics: Iran
It appears that the ethically, culturally, and morally challenged "sick" Islamic president of Iran's "sick" Islamist regime, have "sickened" the UK.
Britain is to summon a top Iranian diplomat to protest against his president's comments about Israel.
Hardline Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for the Jewish state to be "wiped off the map".
The Foreign Office will call in Iran's London chargé d'affaires on Thursday. It said the comments were "deeply disturbing and sickening".A Foreign Office spokesman referred to the Hadera bombing as an example of the "horrible reality of the violence Ahmadinejad is praising."
The US said they highlighted concerns about Iran's nuclear plans, which Iran says are for peaceful purposes only.
At least five people were killed and up to 30 wounded in what police say was a suicide bomb attack in Hadera, northern Israel on Wednesday.Ahmadinejad's reasons for making the comments signal great danger to Israel and the West, and the EU needs to awaken to the reality of an radical Islamic state such as Iran with a nuclear weapon, and having a willingness to use it themselves to "wipe Israel off the map," or have terrorists do it for them.
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad group said it carried out the attack in revenge for Israel's killing of its senior leader, Luay Saadi
Mehdi Mozafari, a professor of international relations at Arhus University in Denmark, told RFE/RL that Ahmadinejad was eyeing his supporters, but he was also trying to justify the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions. "He is trying to create a new enemy, which is actually an old enemy, but he is putting emphasis on that so that Iran's attempts to attain nuclear arms are justified," he said. "Right now, Iran is not being threatened by any country, and regimes that threatened Iran like the regime of Saddam Hussein have been destroyed. So [Iranian officials] are forced to create a new enemy and say that it represents a serious threat to Iran."Meanwhile, Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said in September 2005 that Iran may be as little as six months away from completing the know-how to build a nuclear bomb, and that "The question is not if they are going to hold that bomb in 2009 or 2010 or 2011, the question is when they will have the full knowledge."
He also said that "According to our people, security and intelligence, they are very, very close. It may be only six months before they will have that full knowledge." READ MORE
Posted by Richard at October 27, 2005 12:39 PM
Were the Brits equally sickened when they were arming and financing Saddam Hussein?
Posted by: Cyrus at October 27, 2005 10:16 PM
What was the previous name of Iran? Persia. What is the historical significance that these people have against the existence of Israel? Read what Scripture says about the pagan tribes and you will see why Israel is hated so much by such people.
Posted by: Maggie4Life at October 28, 2005 2:07 AM
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