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August 4, 2006
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France criticized Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s latest call to destroy Israel. France’s foreign minister, Philippe Douste-Blazy, said the Iranian president’s comments, in which he said the solution to the Middle East crisis was to destroy Israel, were “absolutely unacceptable on anyone’s part, especially from a head of state.” That came days after France had lauded Iran as a force for stability in the Middle East.

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