European MPs seek ban on Ahmadinejad

Jerusalem Post | European MPs seek ban on Ahmadinejad:

A group of European Parliament members is seeking an indefinite EU travel ban on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after he called for Israel to be destroyed and questioned the Holocaust.

A group of 75 lawmakers from all major political groups in the EU assembly signed a petition, which was submitted Thursday to EU president Austria and FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, asking them to prevent Ahmadinejad from traveling to Germany to watch his team play in the June 9-July 9 World Cup and banning him from traveling to any of the other 24 EU member states.

Technorati : ,

Advertisements

Posted on June 1, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: