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Iran complains to US over plot accusations

11-02-2011 14:19 BJT

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Iran has issued a formal complaint against the US following claims the Iranian government was involved in an plot to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States.

Ramin Mehmanparast, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, said, "In response to a letter from US officials, Iran's response was sent a note to them. Our nation is entitled to demand an official apology from the US after they fabricated this scenario. These allegations are not true at all."

Earlier this month, US officials claimed agents linked to Iran's Quds Force, an elite wing of the Revolutionary Guard, were involved in a plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the US, Adel Al-Jubeir.

Iran denied the allegations and sent a diplomatic note on Friday expressing displeasure with the charges.



Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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