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Iranian Periodical Says ‘israel Must Be Destroyed’

November 16, 1982
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Amonthly periodical called “Imam” which is published by the information department of the Iranian Foreign Office has been sent to the United Nations correspondents in Geneva. The title on the cover reads, “Israel Must be Destroyed.”

The editorial states: “The deliverance of the Islamic countries from the international imperialism headed by the United States of America is dependent upon the destruction of Israel which is the symbol of that superpower in the region.”

It adds: “It is sad to be reminded of the fact that had the war with the aggressive regime of Iraq not been forced on Iran, our brave people would have directed their struggle and resources towards the achievement of that objective.”

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