Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki says that this nefarious Zionist plan is “unfortunately…approved by American officials,” but actually, the content of his statement is not that much different from what Obama has been saying.
“Iran says Muslims must act over Jerusalem,” from Reuters, March 26 (thanks to Maxwell):
Iran attacked Israel’s construction plans in east Jerusalem on Friday, saying Muslims around the world needed to take action.
Announcements by Israel’s right-wing government of new building projects in east Jerusalem – which the Jewish state seized in a 1967 war – have spoiled US plans to get Palestinians and Israelis back into peace negotiations.
“Expansion of Israeli settlements, destruction of Islamic and Christian sites and wide-scale construction of new synagogues … show the Zionist plans to accelerate Judaization of east Jerusalem and unfortunately it is approved by American officials,” Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in comments reported on Iranian state radio.
“This has raised the alarm for all people around the world and doubled the need for Muslim and other countries to act seriously,” he said, adding that the 22-nation Arab League should take a strong stance at its meeting in Libya this weekend….