Sunday, February 26, 2012

Iran military official: Only burning White House can make up for burning Koran

Commander of Iran's Basij force tell Fars news agency that Muslims worldwide should reject Obama's apology following the burning of the holy Muslim text in a U.S. base in Afghanistan 
February 27, 2012
The Muslim world should not accept an apology issued by U.S. President Barack Obama over the burning of Korans in an American base in Afghanistan, a top Iranian military commander said on Saturday, adding that nothing short of "burning the White House can relieve the wound of us."

Photo by: Reuters
Obama's Thursday apology in a letter to Afghan President Hamid Karzai sought to quell spiraling furor among Afghans, who have been protesting the act for five straight days, after Afghan workers found charred copies of the Muslim holy book on a military base near Kabul.Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf stand on top of a U.S. flag during an anti-American demonstration in Quetta February 25, 2012.

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