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Iranian President Says Israel Should Be Wiped Off Map

President Ahmadinejad addressing the 26 October conference (Fars) 26 October 2005 -- Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has called for Israel to be "wiped off the map" and said the country's establishment was a move by what he called "the oppressor" against the Islamic world.

Speaking to students today in Tehran during a conference entitled "The World Without Zionism," Ahmadinejad also denounced any moves to normalize relations with Israel.