Ahmadinejad speaks of his determination to "eradicate" Israel

25 August 2011

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Iran was determined to eradicate Israel. "Iran believes that whoever is for humanity should also be for eradicating the Zionist regime (Israel) as symbol of suppression and discrimination," Ahmadinejad said in an interview with Hezbollah’s television network ‘al-Manar’ in Lebanon. “The bankrupt, uncivilized and criminal Zionist regime wishes to inflict losses on Iran but they know that Iran's response to any such efforts will be crushing and regrettable,” the hard-line Iranian leader declared.

Ahmadinejad said that Iran had amicable ties with all countries in the Middle East except Israel, and added that the Iranian nation opposed injustice, oppression, dependence and humiliation. He also emphasized the importance of establishing close ties with Egypt and reiterated that if unity between Tehran and Cairo took effect, no place would be left for Israel or Western powers in the region.

"Iran follows this issue [the eradication of Israel] with determination and decisiveness and will never ever withdraw from this standpoint and policy," the Iranian president added. The remarks by Ahmadinejad came a day before the annual anti-Israeli rallies named al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day, which are held nationwide in Iran on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month Ramadan.

Ahmadinejad on Monday said that Iranians and Muslim nations worldwide should hold rallies and show their willingness to dispose of this "infectious tumor and this regime full of rascality." Iranians were a pioneer nation in defending oppressed people across the world against “misconducts of arrogant powers and global Zionism,” he claimed.

The Iranian president has repeatedly sparked international outrage for his aggressive stance against Israel. In 2005, he said that the Jewish state should “be wiped off the map” or transferred to Europe or North America.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2012

what are we waiting for. there is enough evidence that they have the nukes. i believe that they are going to strike us with a surprise attack it won't be the first time, that our great county was caught off guard. i think it time for us to engage iran with force.

Rodney Wilkinson

Sun, 28 Aug 2011

Ahmadinejad should read the book of Esther, Naman had the same insane idea that he was going to wipe out the Jews, but ended up being hung on the very gallows that he had built to hang Mordecai, his son's also were killed. Ahmadinejad, I serve you notice, you had better seriously check out the consequences of trying to wipe out G-d's own people, G-d takes a very dim view of this sought of behaviour towards the apple of His eye. Remember, G-d only sent a small boy to deal with Goliath, and Goliath was a much bigger man than you, I think you are already in very serious trouble. The Almighty intends to Bless ALL nations through Israel even Iran.

Raoul Shade

Sun, 28 Aug 2011

Yes, we heard that before that Jews should be wiped out or “transferred”. Unfortunately not only from the Right but also from the Left: Hugo Chavez, Daniel Ortega, etc. the only exception being Fidel Castro who opposed any threats against Jews. His concerns were published in La Jornada, but the Left, as we might expect, kept silent. Two thousand years of “transfers” it’s a hell of long time.

Terence Nkrabea

Fri, 26 Aug 2011

If Ahmadinajad continues with such derogatory statements he will regret it terribly . He has really bitten more than he can chew with. If he tries he will suffer a more terrible fate than his ex-neighbour Saddam Hussein.He can never and never accomplish his desire against Israel so let him keep his mouth shut. The Mossad (Israel Secret Intelligence will surely get him just as they did with Adolf Eichmann in the sixties in Argentina.