Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Iran was determined to eradicate Israel, ISNA news agency reported Thursday.Along similar lines:
'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.
'Iran follows this issue [the eradication of Israel] with determination and decisiveness and will never ever withdraw from this standpoint and policy,' the Iranian president added in the interview with the Al-Manar network.
The remarks by Ahmadinejad came one day before the annual anti-Israeli rallies named Qods (Jerusalem) Day, which are held nationwide in Iran on the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Ahmadinejad on Monday said that Iranians and Muslim nations worldwide should hold Qods rallies and show their willingness to dispose of this 'infectious tumour and this regime full of rascality.'
The Commander of the Iranian "Basij" Resistance Force Mohammad Reza Naghdi expressed hope that the Olympic Games 2020 will take place in liberated Palestine, İRNA state news agency reports.Also, the foreign ministry said that the US is the biggest sponsor of terror in the world.
"We hope that the celebration of the liberation of Palestine will coincide with a grand event such as the Olympic Games in this country," said Naghdi.