Yes, he’s said it before, but his little amen chorus is forever chanting “mistranslation!”
Like the criminal returning compulsively to the scene of the crime, he can’t stop himself from doing it again. Maybe he wants to provoke even bigger protests when he swoops in to New York to address the United Nations General Assembly next month.
Here’s the report as carried by Haaretz:
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Iran was determined to eradicate Israel, ISNA news agency reported Thursday.
“Iran believes that whoever is for humanity should also be for eradicating the Zionist regime (Israel) as symbol of suppression and discrimination,” Ahmadinejad said in an interview with a Lebanese television network, carried by ISNA.