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  Tamuz 1, 5772 , 21/06/12

MK Shama-Hacohen in Rio: Ahmadinejad 'Said' Hello

Chairman Carmel Shama-Hacohen of the Knesset Economics Committee wrote on his Facebook page, Thursday, that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran acknowledged the Israeli delegation at the United Nation's Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. To the surprise of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, when Ahmadinejad and his men got up to leave, they uncharacteristicly did not go out of their way to avoid the Israeli delegation, and "greeted" them with a nod and a smile as they walked past.

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