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What Are the Official Positions of Iran on Israel and the Palestinian Territories?

General Reference (not clearly pro or con)


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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, PhD, Iranian President at the time of the quote, in an Aug. 17, 2012 speech broadcast on State television marking Quds Day and reprinted on the France24 website under the title “‘Cancerous Tumour’ Israel Will Soon Be Destroyed, Says Ahmadinejad,” stated:

“The Zionist regime and the Zionists are a cancerous tumour… The nations of the region will soon finish off the usurper Zionists in the Palestinian land… A new Middle East will definitely be formed. With the grace of God and help of the nations, in the new Middle East there will be no trace of the Americans and Zionists.”

Aug. 17, 2012