A German government official said on Thursday that letter written by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to German Chancellor Angela Merkel asks her to help solve the Palestinian problem and deal with Zionism.Just how in touch with reality is this guy? Do you have to be a Mahdi man to know?
“There’s nothing about the nuclear issue (in the letter),” the official told Reuters on condition of anonymity due to the extreme sensitivity of the issue for the German government.
“It’s all related to Germany and how we have to find a solution to the Palestinian problems and Zionism and so on. It’s rather weird,” The official, who has seen the letter, said.
In May Ahmadinejad wrote US President George W. Bush an 18-page letter discussing religious values, history and international relations.
But the letter to Merkel was different and was not confrontational in tone, the official said.
“It’s not negative like Ahmadinejad’s letter to Bush. He is not criticizing Germany,” he said. “It’s basically about how we have to work together and solve the problems of the world together.”
In February, Merkel compared Ahmadinejad’s statements and stance to Adolf Hitler’s rise to power when he and his Nazi party began threatening to exterminate European Jewry.
“Remember that in 1933 many people said it was just rhetoric,” Merkel said.
Thursday, July 20, 2006
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