24 SEP 2010
BRUSSELS — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's suggestion that the US government was involved in the September 11 attacks was "outrageous and unacceptable," the European Union said on Friday.
EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton said that Ahmadinejad's assertions at the United Nations general assembly on Thursday "that the United States was in any way responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks or that the majority of people in the US believe this to be the case, is outrageous and unacceptable."
"It is for this reason that all representatives of the 27 nations of the EU walked out," she underlined, after Europe joined a US-led Western walkout in Manhattan.
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