Speaking in a meeting held in honor of the President at Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, Ezatollah Zarqami said that the outstanding television and radio host felt frustrated before Ahmadinejad when they met in a talk show.
Head of the IRIB said "As we all saw, in his talk show with Ahmadinejad, Larry King, despite all his experience, forgot that he was on air and showed his frustration.”
"Such issues boosted people’s hope in the Islamic Republic and the future,” Zarqami asserted.
He believed anti-arrogance to be a characteristic feature of Ahmadinejad and added "Ahmadinejad’s anti-arrogance and his positions against Zionism and the US are unforgettable.”
"When he started his campaign against Zionism, he called me to a session where the Foreign Minister was also present. Someone said that a special sentence he had said had disturbed the world and that the words must not have been heard from a President. But Ahmadinejad paid no attention to such words and fared his way,” Zarqami continued.
The meeting mentioned by Zarqami refers to the time when Ahmadinejad first mentioned "wiping Israel out” and the Holocaust.