The New York Helmsley Hotel last night abruptly canceled a long-planned banquet for next week after finding out that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was scheduled to attend and speak, The Post has learned.
An influential security group with White House connections is campaigning to stop a posh New York hotel from hosting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is scheduled to address the United Nations later this month, The Post has learned.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president, had another door slammed in his face Thursday when a third New York venue refused to allow the Holocaust-denying leader a place to throw a reception while he was in town for the United Nations General Assembly.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad isn't even in New York yet, but he's already getting the cold shoulder from the city's businesses as he prepares to address the U.N. General Assembly.
The group United Against a Nuclear Iran scores a local political coup: The New York Helmsley Hotel is refusing to host the president of Iran.
New York's Helmsley Hotel said on Friday it canceled a banquet set for next week when it learned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was on the guest list, saying the man who called the Holocaust a lie was not welcome.
Heck no, you must go. A luxury Manhattan hotel is calling off a banquet for next week after it learned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was planning to attend and give a speech, according to a published report.