Iran slams Israeli decision to '\'remove'\' Palestinian leader
Iran on Sunday condemned a recent Israeli cabinet decision to expel or isolate Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
"The Islamic republic of Iran strongly condemns the latest decision by the Zionist regime's cabinet," foreign ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi told reporters.
"With its assassinations, expulsions and forcing into exile of Palestinian officials, the Zionist regime is an obstacle in the way of peace and calmness even for a short period of time in the region.
"As long as the Zionist regime has the green light and support from the United States, we cannot be hopeful for any change in the condition of the Palestinians," he added. (Albawaba.com)
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