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March 7, 2013 1:37 am

US Officials Walk Out of IAEA Meeting After Iran Accuses Israel of Genocide

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: wiki commons.

JTA – U.S., Canadian and Australian officials walked out of a meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency when the Iranian envoy accused Israel of genocide.

Joseph Macmanus, the U.S. ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, stormed out of the meeting in Vienna on Wednesday after Ali Asghar Soltaneh made the accusation, Reuters reported, as did Canadian and Australian officials.

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