Did the Holocaust happen? Iran’s Raisi says research needed

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi could not confirm that he thinks the Holocaust happened in a 60 Minutes interview on Monday. The interview itself was conducted last Tuesday with journalist Leslie Stahl. 

When asked if he believes it happened, that six million Jews were killed, he responded, per translation: ’Historical events should be investigated by researchers and historians. There are some signs that it happened. If so, they should allow it to be investigated and researched.’ 

Prime Minister Yair Lapid tweeted examples of ‘some signs’ in response to the comments, with pictures of Jews in concentration and death camps. Lapid’s late father was a Holocaust survivor…”

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