Skip to comments.Iran official professes friendship to Israelis
Posted on 07/20/2008 3:24:39 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Iran may be Israel's sworn enemy but a senior official said the Islamic Republic was nevertheless friendly to the Jewish state's people, a news agency reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has branded Israel a "stinking corpse" and predicts its imminent demise, but one of his deputies struck a more conciliatory note on Saturday.
Esfandiyar Rahim Masha'i, a vice-president in charge of tourism and cultural affairs, also reached out to people in the United States, Iran's other arch foe, in his speech.
"Today Iran is friendly with the peoples of America and Israel," he told a tourism fair in Tehran, the Fars News Agency reported.
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How can you say you want to wipe a country off the map and then change your tone and immediately want to be friends with them instead?
A wee bit suspicious to moi.
The Obamessiah likely talked to them, and his voice and words of wisdom allowed Iran to see the light.
Oh, well why didn’t you say so!?
Just go right on ahead and develop those nuclear weapons. Silly us, we thought you were going to USE them ON Israel, not use them to DEFEND Israel.
What a great bunch of guys those Islamofascists are.
Make that ten for the stoning, Ali.
Oh goody! That's what I've been waiting for! A new vacation destination!
They should stop the nonsense.
Aww, how sweet. I guess all he needed was a hug. Iran cares for us, really really cares for us!
With theses muslims, you have to pay attention to every word they say. In this case, the operative word is "today". He says nothing about tomorrow or the next day.