Ahmadinejad in Hot Water For Anti-Islamic Hug in Venezuela
The Iranian imams got all hot-and-bothered when they saw this Anti-Islamic photo cross the wires.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad offers his condolences to Elena Frias, mother of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez, during the funeral service at the Military Academy in Caracas on March 8. The photo was released to the media by the press office of the Venezuelan presidency. (RFE-RL)
The Muslim leaders were very upset after a photo was published showing the president of the Islamic Regime hugging a woman in Venezuela.
Radio Free Europe- Radio Liberty reported:
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is in trouble for embracing the mother of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died last week following a battle with cancer.
Ahmadinejad has come under criticism over a picture that shows him holding the hands of Elena Frias, Chavez’s mother, and comforting her during the March 8 funeral in Caracas.
In the controversial picture, posted on some Iranian news sites and widely shared on social media, Frias is seen leaning on Ahmadinejad while they hold hands and appear to be crying.
According to Islamic rules applied in Iran, unrelated men and women are not allowed to touch. Iranian officials and diplomats often bow instead of shaking hands with female foreign officials.
Several conservative lawmakers have criticized Ahmadinejad over the picture and said that he violated Islamic norms…
…Lawmaker Mohammad Mehdi Pourfatemi said that senior clerics should condemn Ahmadinejad’s behavior and not allow him to do whatever “anti-Islamic” moves he likes.
Another lawmaker, Mohammad Dehghan, did not name the Iranian president but said that the behavior of “a senior executive government official” had not been dignified.
Ahmadinejad has not publicly reacted to the criticism over the picture or for his comments saying that Chavez will be resurrected alongside Jesus and the Hidden Imam.
Mahmoud’s lovely wife did not travel with him to the funeral.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s better half traveled with him to Turkey in 2008.