(CNSNews.com) - Flouting the political correctness of many Western leaders this Christmas season, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wasn’t afraid to say “Merry Christmas.”

The Iranian FARS News Agency reported that on Dec. 25 Ahmadinejad “wished Christians around the world a Merry Christmas.”

According to FARS, the Iranian leader “referred to Jesus Christ (Peace be Upon Him) as the messenger of justice, peace and kindness.”

Ahmadinejad further “wished happiness, health and success for all Christians around the globe, and expressed the hope that the whole world would witness administration of justice through solidarity of all divine religions,” according to the semi-official news agency.

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