Iranian Ayatollah In Madrid For Interfaith Dialogue: "Usurper" Regime Of Israel Founded On Injustice

Iranian Ayatollah Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri, who is secretary-general of the World Assembly of Proximity among Islamic Schools of Thought (WAPIST), said in Madrid yesterday, July 15, that the "usurper" regime of Israel was founded on injustice.

Taskhiri arrived in Madrid yesterday to attend the International Dialogue among Religions, to be held in Madrid on July 16.

Taskhiri said, at celebrations marking the birthday of the first Shi'ite Imam Hazrat Ali (AS), that Iran had called for justice and had declined to officially recognize Israel.

Source: IRNA, Iran, July 16, 2008