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  Elul 3, 5772 , 21/08/12

Leading Ayatollah: Don't Fan Flames of War with Israel

One of the leading Iranian interpreters of Muslim law, Ayatollah Yousef Sanei, called, Monday, not to fan the flames of war between his country and Israel, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation's Parsi service.

Speaking at an observance of the Eid Al-Fitr holiday in Qom, Ayatollah Sanei said, "Everyone should make an effort so that a possible war with the Zionist regime does not break out, because although the Zionist regime will suffer the hardest, Iran will damaged." He added, "An Israeli attack on Iran would be the greatest crime against the Iranian nation."

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