September 14, 2006
Iranian President to Arrive in New York Monday, Will Seek to Address United NationsTopics: Iran
"President Ahmadinejad is playing a game of cat-and-mouse with the international diplomatic community while his country is developing nuclear weapons that threaten the world's stability and peace."The Israel Project, an international non-profit organization devoted to educating the press and the public about Israel while promoting security, freedom and peace, has issued a very informative and detailed press release on Ahmadinejad's upcoming visit to New York on Monday. The no-holds-barred, well-sourced press release points out numerous reasons for not ignoring Iran's failure to halt its nuclear program and for the international community to act immediately to invoke strong sanctions now, while there's still time to bring about a peaceful resolution to this global crisis":
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has said he wants to "wipe Israel off the map," is scheduled to arrive in New York City Monday for a three-day visit during which he will participate in the United Nations' 61st General Assembly.  On Tuesday he will seek to give a speech to the international body, of which Iran is a member. 
Iran, which has a long history of human rights abuses, is currently in violation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1696, which requires that Iran halt its uranium enrichment activities. Iran is the world's largest state sponsor of terror, financing terrorist groups such as Hezbollah, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad at a rate of about $200 million annually.  It also has recruited more than 40,000 youths to carry out suicide operations around the world.  Ahmadinejad has boasted that divine powers gave him the presidency so that he could provoke a "clash of civilizations" in which the Muslim world, led by Iran, would defeat the West, led by the United States, in a slow, prolonged contest. .
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Iran revived uranium enrichment program - Iran has secretly revived a program to enrich uranium using laser technology, reportedly with favorable results, an Iranian opposition figure said Thursday, citing information from members of the resistance inside the country.
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