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Ahmadinejad also Slaps the face of Brazilian President and Alli Khamenei Unusual Move.

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Submitted by Svetlanah (United States), Jun 14, 2009 at 02:05

Ahmadinejad all of a sudden slaps the Brazilian President face, when suddenly cancelling a trip to Brazil, despite of the Brazilian President Pride in receiving the new Hitler. Ali Khamenei Unusual Move when rebuking Ahmadnejihad for firing an official, obligating him to reinstate the fired one....Very strange.- How much power Ahmadinejad really holds?

"...AS BRAZIL seeks a larger role in the world, decisions about which heads of state come to visit get thornier and thornier. And if Brazil's populist president, Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva, did not breathe a deep sigh of relief Monday when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad canceled a planned trip to the region, he should have"....

...In Iran, the canceled visit was attributed less to Brazilian protests than to domestic politics. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei recently rebuked Ahmadinejad publicly, demanding the reinstatement of an official whom the president had fired. Coming scant weeks before a presidential election, Khamenei's unusual move raised suspicions - or hopes - that the incompetent incumbent has lost the supreme leader's favor"...

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2009/05/08/brazil_dodges_a_demagogue/

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