Peres to Iran: If You Bomb, Nobody Will Bomb You Back? (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gavriel Queenann 03/19/12)
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President Shimon Peres extended Iran warm greetings for the Persian
new year – and a fateful choice.
"Tomorrow morning, millions of Iranians will go to celebrate their
holiday, the Nowruz," Peres said in an Internet video greeting.
"The Nowruz is the beginning of the springtime, Nowruz is a holiday
of friendship, Nowruz is a holiday of good neighborhood with many
"My wish is that you could celebrate it full-heartedly – without
fear, without hatred, without threats, without hanging on nuclear
bombs. If you won´t hate, you won´t be hated. If you won´t threaten,
you won´t be threatened. If you´ll show friendship, you will get
"If you´ll hang on (to) your culture, everybody will remember that
Iran was an empire of culture, of great thinkers, of great poets, of
great painters... an outstanding nation. What are you doing now? For
what do you need all this hatred, all these exaggerations, all these
bombs – are you going to bomb?
"And if you bomb, nobody will bomb you back? That´s a total illusion.
Why should you suffer economically for this game? There is a new
world, with a global economy, hanging on science and technology. Why
won´t you enter it - free, wise, with your culture, with your
"Bomb will open your doors? Bomb will make you great? Bomb will make
you free? Bombs will make you happy? Whom do you want to kill? What
for? And if you want to kill, nobody will let them fire.
"Nobody can understand what your leaders are doing. They´re
oppressing you, they hang innocent people. They spend your money for
introducing terror all over the place - in South America, in Africa,
in the Middle East.
"What do you want that for? More people to kill and bicker [with]?
"I wish you a happy holiday – that you´ll come back to yourself, that
you´ll remember your great culture – and use it to enter a world of
freedom, a world of dignity, a world of peace, a world of
"Happy New Year." (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/19/12)
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