Clarification: Iran-Israel story

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani attends an annual Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Rouhani has called Israel a "cancerous tumor" established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a story Nov. 24, The Associated Press reported that Iran frequently condemns Israel and predicts its demise. The story should have made clear that Israeli officials view any such comments from Iran as existential threats.

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