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Despite Holocaust denial, Iran
seen to have worked with Nazis

By Edwin Black
December 19, 2005

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (JTA) — Iran’s president has shot to the forefront of Holocaust denial in recent days, but it may seem more like self-denial: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad need only look to his country’s Hitler-era past to discover that Iran and Iranians were connected to the Holocaust and the Nazi regime, as was the larger Arab and Islamic world under the leadership of the mufti of Jerusalem. MORE.