Shaul Mofaz is also not Ashkenazi, yet he is not disparaged like Amir Peretz. Meir Shitreet is also of Moroccan Jewish extraction yet he served as Justice Minister. Amir Peretz is not fit for the job, and his Mooccan bacground has nothing to do with it.
Iran's Khamenei bans all further negotiations with U.S. (Reuters)
from the article: Peretz's binoculars