Who said anything about deflecting Israel's UN violations by simply acknowledging the Holocaust occurred, which (sadly, or not sadly, depending on how you look at it), is a step up for the Iranian regime. This man is simply acknowledging that it happened (just as you did in your talkback). Why are you jumping to illogical conclusions?
World Jewish Congress: Nazi train treasures must go to rightful owners (Reuters)
from the article: Zarif's 'passivity' on Israel and Holocaust ire Iranian lawmakers