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May 11, 2006
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A British lawmaker is leading calls for Iran to be banned from soccer’s World Cup. Chris Heaton-Harris of Britain’s Conservative Party said Wednesday that he plans to make the demand in a letter to FIFA, the soccer league overseeing the World Cup, citing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s calls for the destruction of Israel and his denial of the Holocaust.

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