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January 5, 2006
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Iran’s president said his comments denying the Holocaust are part of a strategy aimed at winning young Muslim support. “Some in Iran and abroad thought we were making these speeches without a specific plan and policy, but we have been pursuing a deliberate strategy in this regard,” Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a group of young Islamic activists Tuesday, the Iran Focus Web site said, citing a Persian-language site.

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