Ahmadi-nejad is the bigger man

“We have every right to put these people on trial,” Mr Ahmadinejad asserted.

“But I want to give them as a present to the British people to say they are all free.”


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad awards medals to coast guard commanders

The British government was not even brave enough to tell their people the truth
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“I’m asking Mr Blair to not put these 15 personnel on
trial because they admitted they came to Iranian territorial water,” he
added, referring to taped “confessions” made by the British sailors and
marines.

Britain says the 15 were in Iraqi waters under a UN
mandate when they were captured nearly two weeks ago. It says the
confessions were extracted under duress.

“I ask Mr Blair: Instead of occupying the other
countries, I ask Mr Blair to think about the justice, to think about
the truth and work for the British people not for himself,” Mr
Ahmadinejad said.

BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iranians release British sailors

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