After a rare moment of unity on nuclear weapons bitter divisions have again come to the surface at the UN. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a scathing attack on Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for denying the holocaust.Brandishing wartime documents he told the General Assembly: “Here is a copy of minutes of the meeting of senior Nazi officials instructing the Nazi Government exactly how to carry out the extermination of the Jewish people. Is this protocol a lie?” He also condemned delegates who did not join others in walking out during Ahmadinejad’s speech to the General Assembly earlier. It came after the Security Council backed a US resolution on ridding the world of nuclear arms. Israel and western countries fear Tehran is trying to develop nuclear bombs but the resolution did not mention Iran, to Israel’s dismay.
Israel blasts Iran at the UN