Israel is known for "misinterpreting" Ahmadinejad's statements too. Like saying "wipe Israel off the map" when he said no such thing. He actually said "As the Soviet Union disappeared, the Zionist regime will also vanish and humanity will be liberated". Zionists are NOT true Jews-in fact they are nasty people who, like all terrorists, adhere to an ideology of war and terror (collective punishment, etc) to further their objectives. Their objective seems to be killing/cursing anyone not a Zionist...
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Ahmadinejad: Israel is 'flag of Satan,' may face disintegration