November 4, 2009

DID HE THINK WE WOULDN'T MIND?:

Top Iranian cleric: Taking over US Embassy in 1979 was wrong (JPOST.COM, 11/04/09)

"The occupation of the American embassy at the start had the start of Iranian revolutionaries and the late Imam Khomeini and I supported it too," [Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri] was quoted by Agence France Presse as saying.

"But considering the negative repercussions and the high sensitivity which was created among the American people and which still exists, it was not the right thing to do."

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 4, 2009 7:04 AM
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