Without naming names, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad essentially accused Mitt Romney of “kissing the foot” of Israel in hopes of gaining more support for his presidential campaign. The Iranian president was indisputably talking about the U.S. Republican presidential candidate Tuesday morning when he spoke on state TV, asking why Romney would make “concessions to get some pennies for [his] campaign.” Romney’s trip also received criticism from China, specifically his declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s real capital. “Romney’s remarks totally neglect historical facts and are actually irresponsible if he just meant to appeal to voters at home,” said China’s official Xinhua News Agency. Palestinians slammed the presumptive GOP White House nominee for not understanding the complexities of the conflict with Israel.
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