Germany slams Holocaust remarks by Iranian president
The European Union leaders will discuss the latest Iranian president's description of the Holocaust as a "myth," Germany's foreign minister said Thursday, warning that patience is running out with Tehran.
According to the AP, the German government has condemned the remarks by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and called on the United Nations as well as the EU to follow suit.
Denying the Holocaust is a crime in Germany.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in the German parliament these remarks showed "with how much irresponsibility and cynicism the Iranian government currently regards the situation of Israel and the Near East." "I say again: the government in Tehran must understand that the patience of the international community is not endless," Steinmeier said.