Saturday, August 26, 2006

Radical Islamic Group Will Hold Dinner to Honor Khatami

On September 8, three days before the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 Islamic terror attacks, the Council on American Islamic Relations will host a dinner for the former president of the world’s worst terror-sponsoring state, Mohammad Khatami, at the Marriott Hotel in Arlington Virginia.

Khatami to speak on ‘The Dialogue of Civilizations: Five Years After 9/11

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/24/06) - On Friday, September 8, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will host a dinner for former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Va. The theme of his address at the CAIR dinner will be “The Dialogue of Civilizations: Five Years After 9/11.” Khatami will be in Washington, D.C., to take part in an event at the National Cathedral.

SEE: Former President of Iran Invited to Speak in D.C. (Washington Post)

WHAT: CAIR Hosts Dinner for Former President of Iran

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2006, 7-9 p.m. (A private reception with President Khatami, including a photo opportunity, will precede the dinner at 6 p.m.)

WHERE: Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va.

COST: Dinner only: $250 per person; private reception and dinner: $500 per person

CONTACT: RSVP by Tuesday, September 5, 2006, by calling 202-742-6409 or 202-488-8787, ext. 6052, or e-mailing:
When elected as president of Iran in 1997, Khatami sought increased freedom of the press, political reform and improved inter-cultural relations. He called for a dialogue of civilizations, a proposal taken up by the United Nations.
Ken Timmerman has more on the former president of the Islamic Republic and his trip to the US. Write the White House and ask them to deny his request for a visa.