Ahmadinejad wants to wipe Israel off the map.
But, that didn’t stop Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from attending the UN Durban Conference on racism and human rights that begins this week.
Ahmadinejad told reporters before he departed Tehran that Israel is the leading cause of racism and that Zionism is the pioneer of terrorism.
Iran Press News reported:
Iran lambastes Zionist Israelis for sowing the seeds of racism, which has led to a leap in heinous hate crimes committed throughout the world.
“Wars, aggression, unfair political and economic relations, terror and occupation are the outcomes of racist theology — the frontrunner of which is Israel,” Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told reporters in Tehran on Sunday ahead of his departure for Geneva where he plans to take part in a UN anti-racism summit.
The president described Zionism as a clear manifestation of racism and said that “Zionists seek to take control of the world’s political and media centers in order to loot and belittle nations.”
The scheduled attendance of Ahmadinejad at the UN-backed “Durban II” conference and his planned talks with Swiss President Hans-Rudolf Merz has sparked fury in Tel Aviv, which views the Iranian chief executive as “a holocaust denier.”
This ought to be a productive conference.