February 11, 2006 - Posted at 1:27 p.m. CST
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) _ Iran's president is talking tough about
Western pressure to freeze the country's nuclear program.
He's issued a veiled threat to walk away from the Nuclear
In a speech to tens of thousands of Iranians today, hard-line
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad also says the true Holocaust is
happening now in the Palestinian territories and Iraq.
Ahmadinejad has declared the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews
during World War Two a ``myth.''
But the focus of his speech was the growing crisis surrounding the
country's disputed nuclear program.
The crowd gathered in Azadi Square in the Iranian capital to
mark the 27th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution which brought a
Muslim theocracy to power.