May 9, 2014
IT'S A BIG RESTORATION JOB:
Iranian FM: I won't allow official Holocaust denial (AP, TIMES OF ISRAEL,AND AFP May 6, 2014)
Posted by Orrin Judd at May 9, 2014 5:49 PMMohammad Javad Zarif was summoned to parliament and questioned in a session that was broadcast live on state radio on Tuesday.Comprised of religious figures, former lawmakers and officials as well as some current MPs, the critics were unhappy about Zarif's more moderate foreign policy, including what they call his "reactionary stance towards the bastard (Israeli) Zionist regime and the Holocaust."Zarif said that, as long as he is foreign minister, he will not allow Iran's reputation to be damaged with statements about "Holocaust denial."