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Ahmadinejad: Koran burning will bring about Israel's annihilation

Iran president calls U.S. pastor's plan to burn copies of Koran on Sept. 11 anniversary a violation of the teachings of all religions.

By Haaretz Service

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday condemned plans by a Florida pastor to burn copies of the Koran, saying that it was a Zionist plot that would bring about Israel's annihilation, Iran's Press TV reported.

Speaking at a meeting between Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and senior Iranian officials in Tehran, Ahmadinejad said that "the Zionists and their supporters are on the path to collapse and decline and such desperate actions will not save them, but will accelerate their fall and annihilation."

The Iranian president added that burning the Koran would be a violation of the teachings of all religions.

Florida pastor Terry Jones announced his intention to burn copies of the Muslim ho


Added: Sep-11-2010 
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Iran, Middle East
Tags: Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Islam, Koran burning
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