Ahmadenijad on Iranian Gays, Jews, Nuclear Program
Addressing harsh criticism from Columbia University President Lee Bollinger, as well as allegations about the treatment of homosexuals in Iran, the status of the Iranian Jewish population, his take on Israel and his country’s nuclear program, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadenijad raised as many questions as he answered during his controversial appearance at Columbia University on Monday.
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AP via Breitbart.com:
— On 9/11:
Why did this happen? What caused it? What conditions led to it? … Who truly was involved? Who was really involved and put it all together?
— On executions of homosexuals in Iran:
In Iran we don’t have homosexuals like in your country. We don’t have that like in your country. … In Iran we do not have this phenomenon. I don’t know who’s told you that we have this.
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