Iran reacted to criticism in President Bush’s State of the Union speech by attacking U.S. support for Israel. “The United States is supporting a Zionist terrorist group,” Iranian spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said Sunday in Tehran. In his Feb. 2 speech, Bush called Iran the “world’s primary state sponsor of terror.”
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