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Iran rejects U.S. charging an Iranian for plot to kill ex-Trump adviser

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Iran dismisses US allegations that it plotted to kill former White House national security adviser John Bolton. US claim comes at a crunch moment in talks on reviving a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers. Iran warns against any action that targets Iranian citizens by resorting to ridiculous accusations.
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Times of IndiaTimes of India

US uncovers Iran 'plot' to kill ex-White House official John Bolton

The Justice Department said 45-year-old Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, had offered to pay an individual in the United States $300,000 to kill Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations. The allegation came as Iran weighs a proposed agreement in Vienna talks to revive the 2015 agreement that aims to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

U.S. Charges Iranian with Plotting to Murder Ex-Trump Adviser John Bolton

The Justice Department alleged that Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, of Tehran, was likely motivated to kill Bolton in retaliation for the death of Qassem Soleimani, a commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps killed in a U.S. drone strike in January 2020.

2 months ago·India
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ReutersReuters

Iran rejects U.S. charging an Iranian for plot to kill ex-Trump adviser

Iran rejected as "baseless" the United States charging an Iranian with plotting to murder John Bolton, a national security adviser to then-President Donald Trump. "Iran strongly warns against any action against Iranian citizens under the pretext of these ridiculous and baseless accusations," Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said, according to Iranian media. (This story has

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The HinduThe Hindu

U.S. charges Iranian in plot to murder ex-Trump adviser John Bolton, Iran rejects accusation

The U.S. Justice Department alleged that Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, was likely motivated to kill Trump’s former NSA John Bolton in retaliation for the death of Qassem Soleimani

2 months ago·India
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NDTVNDTV

US Charges Iranian In 'Plot' To Kill Ex-Trump Advisor John Bolton

The US Justice Department said Wednesday it had uncovered an Iranian plot to kill former White House national security advisor John Bolton, and announced charges against a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Washington TimesWashington Times

Iran dismisses U.S. charges of plot to murder John Bolton as ‘baseless’

Iran’s Foreign Ministry is dismissing U.S. charges that an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer plotted to kill former National Security Adviser John Bolton, in Tehran’s first official response to the sensational charges laid out Wednesday by the Justice Department.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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