UK meet­ing over Iran PM

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LIKUD LEADER and for­mer Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Binyamin Ne­tanyahu will join lead­ing politi­cians in Lon­don this month to con­sider the le­gal case un­der in­ter­na­tional law against Ira­nian pres­i­dent Ahmed Ah­madine­jad.

The meet­ing, to be held in the House of Com­mons and or­gan­ised by the Ger­man-based think tank the As­pen In­sti­tute, is ex­pected to pro­duce a doc­u­ment de­tail­ing pos­si­ble charges against Mr Ah­madine­jad, based on his threats to de­stroy Is­rael and his host­ing of Holo­caust de­niers in Tehran.

Mr Ne­tanyahu, who has fre­quently pointed to Iran as the ma­jor threat to Is­rael’s ex­is­tence, will be a key­note speaker. Also tak­ing part will be for­mer Ul­ster Union­ist Party leader Lord Trim­ble, Ir­win Cotler, Canada’s for­mer Min­is­ter of Jus­tice, Is­rael’s for­mer UN am­bas­sador Dore Gold, Tory MP Michael Gove, Labour MP Gisela Stu­art and se­nior Likud MK Dan Naveh.

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