Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s president says move Israel

Iran’s conservative president has said that Israel should be moved to Europe.

“If European countries claim that they have killed Jews in World War II.

Iranian President’s controversial remark

Mr Ahmadinejad told some 3,000 students in Tehran that Israel’s establishment had been a move by the West against the Islamic world.

He was addressing a conference entitled The World without Zionism and his comments were reported by the Iranian state news agency Irna.

“As the Imam said, Israel must be wiped off the map,” he said, referring to Iran’s late revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini