Israel on Thursday warned UN chief Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders not to fall into an Iranian propaganda 'trap' when they attend a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran next week.
"This conference will doubtless be exploited by the Iranian regime for propaganda
purposes and will try to create the impression of legitimacy for its policies," foreign ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor told AFP.
"We expect all those who decide to go there to be aware of such manipulation and to take care not to fall into the trap," he said.
UN spokesman Martin Nesirky confirmed on Wednesday that Ban would attend the Tehran summit on August 30-31, in the face of opposition by Israel and the United States.
Diplomats said he would also have a private meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...
Update: UN's Ban snubs Obama, embraces Iran. Guess he knows which one is the real power player in that duo.