Iran: We “reject the existence of any Israeli on this Earth.”

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Hey, let’s sign a deal wth them allowing them to build nuclear weapons! A major Iranian official made it clear this week that his nation remains committed in destroying Israel, and all the Jews that live there.

Hussein Sheikholeslam, a senior adviser to Iran’s Speaker of Parliament, told the Hamas-affiliated newspaper al-Resalah that Tehran “reject[s] the existence of any Israeli on this earth,” a position he says Iran relayed to the P5+1 powers during the nuclear negotiations, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. According to Sheikholeslam, Iran “will do everything to renew” its support for Hamas, which Tehran lessened in retaliation to the Sunni group’s opposition to the regime of Bashar al-Assad after the outbreak of the Syrian civil war.

Sheikholeslam’s comments are the latest in a series of threats issued against Israel by Iran since the Islamic Republic signed a nuclear agreement with the P5+1 powers last month.

There’s really not much to say, except to note the mental bankruptcy of any American politician who decides to support Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.



  • hondo

    A brilliant deal with Iran! Peace in our time – if you define time as the last 17 months of Obama/Kerry. After that, failure is an option – just blame Bush or insert any name you wish.

  • D.K. Williams

    My negotiation with Iran–simple. Dismantle your nuclear program or we will buy B-2 bombers and F-22 fighters with YOUR frozen assets and give them to Israel along with bunker busting bombs.

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