Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (C) holds the hands of exiled Palestinian leaders Khaled Meshaal of Hamas (R) and Ramadan Shallah of the Islamic Jihad (L) during a conference in support of Palestinians in Tehran on February 28, 2010. Israel has lost its "raison d'etre" and its presence in the region causes instability, Iranian media quoted Ahmadinejad as saying at the conference attended by top Palestinian militant leaders. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)