Delegations Walk Out on Ahmadinejad Speech

U.S., Canadian, and other state delegations walked out or Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s United Nations speech tonight after he accused Israel of “inhuman policies.” Delegations had threatened a walkout if the President again made comments denying the Holocaust, as he has done as recently as September 18th. Ahmadinejad also said the June elections were fair and that “Iran [is] one of most democratic nations in the world,” National Post.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says his country may be open to imposing sanctions on Iran over the Middle East country’s nuclear plans, BBC News.

New reports say the Pope will visit Britain next year at the invitation of Prime Minister Gordon Brown. It will be the first papal visit to Britain in 28 years, AFP.

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