Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

September 5, 2006
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Kofi Annan urged Iranians to accept the Holocaust as historical fact. “I think the tragedy of the Holocaust is a sad and an undeniable historical fact, so we should really handle that, accept that fact and teach children what happened in World War II and ensure that it is never repeated,” the U.N. secretary-general said Sunday during a visit to Tehran. “We should be careful not to say anything that is used as an excuse for incitement to hatred or violence.”

Recommended from JTA