Ahmadinejad offers ‘simple’ solution for Palestine( Palestinian-Izraeli conflict)

Iranian president says Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be resolved if ‘everyone goes home’; Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Any plan which would divide Palestine is unacceptable’

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday proposed a „simple solution” to the Palestinian-Izraeli conflict under which „everyone should go home.”



„If the backers of the Zionist regime want to solve the issue… the solution is simple … everyone should go home,” he told an international conference, as the United Nations mulls a Palestinian statehood bid.


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„Some poor people were brought to Palestine on the promise of security and jobs while they made Palestinian people into refugees… So now Palestinians should go home and those brought here should go to theirs,” he said.
"כל אחד ישוב לביתו". אחמדינג'אד וילדה פלסטינית (צילום: AP)

Ahmadinejad and a Palestinian girl (Photo: AP)


Tehran’s two-day International Conference on Palestine was attended by parliamentarians from some 20 nations and figures including Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal.


At the opening on Saturday, Iran‘s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated the Islamic republic’s opposition to the division of Palestinian lands.
רוצים להסי את "הסרטן הציוני". משעל ואחמדינג'אד (צילום: AP)

Ahmadinejad and Mashaal (Photo: AP)


„Any plan which would lead to the division of Palestine is unacceptable,” Khamenei said. „Any plan that would create two states … would be accepting a Zionist state in the land of Palestine.”



Ahmadinejad, who is known for making fiery anti-Israeli speeches, on Sunday dubbed the Jewish state a cancerous tumor” which had to be removed to save the region and the world.


Iran has not recognized Israel since its 1979 Islamic revolution and backs Palestinian and Lebanese militant groups fighting against the Jewish state.