Germany: Iranian remarks 'completely unacceptable'

Reported remarks by Iran's president that Israel should be "wiped off the map" are unacceptable if they were actually made, a German foreign ministry

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 26, 2005 17:26
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Reported remarks by Iran's president that Israel should be "wiped off the map" are unacceptable if they were actually made, a German foreign ministry spokesman said Wednesday. "Should these comments have actually been made, they are completely unacceptable and to be condemned in the sharpest terms," said spokesman Walter Lindner. State-run media in Iran reported that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for Israel to be "wiped off the map" and said a new wave of Palestinian attacks would destroy the Jewish state. Ahmadinejad also denounced attempts to recognize Israel or normalize relations with it.


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