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Iran’s President, in New York, Says Israelis Have No Mideast Roots

posted on September 25, 2012

At The New York Times, Rick Gladstone and Neil MacFarquar report on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s comments at a breakfast meeting at the United Nations. Ahmadinejad said that Israelis do not have the same claim to land in the Middle East as Iranians because the Israeli state has only existed for 70 years. “They have no roots there in history … They do not even enter the equation for Iran,” Ahmadinejad reportedly said.

Read at The New York Times