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June 9, 2006
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German Jewish leaders are outraged that a top Iranian official will attend the World Cup opening ceremonies in Munich on Friday. Given repeated Holocaust denial by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinedjad, the participation of his vice president, Mohammed Aliabadi, “is a provocation and evidence of the political bankruptcy of German policy vis-a-vis Iran’s Mullah regime,” Stephan Kramer, general secretary of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement Thursday.

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