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Ayatollah Ahmad Janati: no offer of friendship for Obama
Ayatollah Ahmad Janati: no offer of friendship for Obama
After Barack Obama's speech reaching out to the Muslim world, many in the Middle East have responded by challenging him to match words with action. But few have been as succinctly dismissive of Obama's promises as Ayatollah Ahmad Janati, the head of Iran's Guardians Council.

Speaking at Friday prayers in Tehran, Janati said: "As soon as you [Obama] can say 'soap' and your mouth starts bubbling, that's when you’ll be able to say 'change' and rid the Muslim people of hatred."

-- Mazyar Mokfi

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