Friday Sermon by Former Iranian Minister: Narrative of "So-Called Holocaust" Should Be Researched

   

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Published on Aug 29, 2019

Former Iranian Minister of Justice and Interior Mostafa Pourmohammadi, who currently serves as an advisor to Iran's Head of the Judiciary, said in a May 31, 2019 Friday sermon in Kerman, Iran that the narrative about Israel being established because the Jews needed to escape Nazi crematoriums and the "so-called Holocaust" is questionable because it seems unlikely that the Jews would have been able to move to Palestine and establish a state in the two years between 1943, when he said the Jews were burned by the Nazis, and 1945, when he said Israel was established. He also said that the fight against the Jews and Zionism is a fight against a "contemporary invasive civilization of arrogance" and that it is a "great war between civilizations." The sermon aired on Kerman TV (Iran).