Iranian reaction to Netanyahu speech
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen gets reactions from people in the streets of Tehran to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.
PM Netanyahu: The Iranian people are brilliant
What I'm about to say may surprise you coming from the Prime Minister of Israel.
But I categorically state: Iranians are among the most gifted and successful people in the world. Of course, there’s one catch—when they leave Iran.
You see, in Silicon Valley, entrepreneurs of Iranian heritage are among the founders and CEOs of Uber, Ebay, Dropbox and many other outstanding companies.
The Iranian people are brilliant. They’re innovative.
So why is Iran so poor? Why is unemployment so rampant?
The answer is in two words: the regime.
Iran's dictators plunder the country's wealth.
Isn’t it a shame that Iran doesn’t invest in its people?
Instead, they divert tens of billions of dollars to their nuclear program, to the spread of terror around the world, to their aggression throughout the Middle East.
Meanwhile, the Iranian people are the ones that suffer.
I look forward to the day when the Iranian people don't need to go to Silicon Valley, don’t need to go there to build the most successful companies in the world.
Imagine Iranian and Israeli entrepreneurs working together, in Iran and in Israel, for the betterment of all humanity.
That’s my hope. That is my vision.
And that can be our future.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the situation in the Middle East during their meeting in Moscow's Kremlin on Wednesday.
The Russian leader expressed hope that Moscow and Jerusalem could 'look for solutions that would lead to a shift in the situation which would help us find ways to resolve acute conflicts.'
Netanyahu, on his part, said it is unbelievable how '73 years after the Holocaust, we in the Middle East have a country called Iran that openly calls for the destruction of the State of Israel.'
Prior to the meeting both leaders attended the Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital, dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet Victory over the Nazis.
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PM Netanyahu: I never imagined I'd say this...
I never imagined I'd say this, but I think Iran's hostility to Israel can be summed up by the experience of a single Iranian wrestler named Alireza.
A few days ago, Alireza was about to beat a Russian wrestler in a world championship, and then his coach ordered him to lose the match.
Because in the next round, Alireza would have had to face an Israeli wrestler.
You see, Iran forbids its athletes from competing against Israelis.
Now that's not surprising given that the regime in Tehran calls for the destruction of all Israelis, the destruction of Israel.
Now, that's not going to happen, I assure you. We won't let that happen.
But in the meantime, it's the people of Iran who pay the price. When his coach told Alireza to throw the match, he said his whole world seemed to come to an end. Just imagine, a government forbidding its athletes from competing against blacks, gays or Arabs.
Close your eyes and think about Alireza for a moment. He trained countless hours; he dreamed of becoming a world champion. But the Iranian regime would rather see its athletes lose than compete against Israelis.
So I have an idea. This is an idea that will honor and inspire future Alirezas buy promoting exactly the kind of coexistence and tolerance that Iran tries so hard to stamp out. I want you to film yourself playing a sport against someone of a different nationality, a different faith or different color. I want you to compete like hell—we're all for competition. Then I want you to shake hands, go out for a drink together, and then upload this to the social media.
I want you to show Iran's regime that hating others will never make you a champion. It only makes you a pathetic and insecure loser.
Winners aren't afraid to show tolerance and respect.
Alireza, I want you to know that the tyrants who made you take a fall will fall themselves. A regime that crushes the creative and competitive spirits of its people—that regime is doomed.
So are those who threaten to destroy the Jewish state. They'll go down for the count.
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