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  • Iran President Hasan Rouhani on Holocaust: "I condemn the massacre"

    09/26/2013 7:34:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | 09/26/2013
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani further distanced himself Thursday from his conservative predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, not only acknowledging but condemning the Holocaust. He was keen to add, however, that the Nazi's brutal massacre of the Jews should be viewed in a "separate" light to the current crisis facing the Middle East. "In principle, we and I condemn the massacre carried out by the Nazis in the World War II," Rouhani told Charlie Rose. "I'll also add that many groups were killed by the Nazis in the course of the war, Jews in specific, but there were also Christians, there were Muslims."...