Iran's government spokesman on Tuesday branded the Holocaust a "big lie" created to place the Islamic republic's arch-foe Israel in the Middle East, the state IRNA news agency reported.
"The Holocaust is a concept coming from a big lie in order to settle a rootless regime in the heart of the Islamic world," Gholam Hossein Elham told a conference on Gaza in central Iran's religious city of Qom.
It was not the first time an Iranian official has questioned the massacre of Jews by Nazis in World War II.
As Americans, we live in a time when we know for a fact that our government and media lie to us about very important things. The myth of Saddam's "nookular" bombs proved that.
Prudence demands that nothing we have ever been taught be assumed true, or be taken at face value. Everything we think we know requires careful and thorough re-examination.