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  8/19/2012, Elul 1, 5772

UN Secy-Gen Rebukes Iran Over Israel Remarks

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has rebuked Iran over its leadership's anti-Israel threats to annihilate the State of Israel. Ban described the rhetoric as “offensive and inflammatory,” and said in a statement the region's leadership should use its voices to lower, rather than raise tensions.