Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, has not "called for Israel to be wiped off the map"

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Correction to the much quoted

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, has not "called for Israel to
be wiped off the map" (Holocaust denial writer jailed for five years,
page 21, February 16). The Farsi phrase he employed is correctly
translated as "this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the
page of time". He was quoting a statement by Iran's first Islamist
leader, the late Ayatollah Khomeini.

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