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Iran Backs Off From Direct Threat to Israel

Iran’s Foreign Ministry released a statement on Saturday backing away from direct threats to Israel, even as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice harshly rebuked the Iranian president for his hostile comments. On Wednesday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in an address to 4,000 students in Tehran that “Israel must be wiped off the map.” The United Nations Security Council condemned those remarks on Friday. The Foreign Ministry on Saturday dismissed the Council’s statement as dictated by Israel, ISNA news agency reported, and said, “Iran is committed to its obligations stated in the United Nations charter and it has never tried to use force or threat against a second country.” Full Story

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