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Denmark suspects assassination attempt by Iran on former's soil

Danish authorities announced suspecting a plot believed to be attempting to assassinate an Iranian opposition figure, Reuters reported.

Danish intelligence chief Finn Borch Andersen said that the leader of the Danish branch of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz had been the target of the plot.

Anderson said in a news conference that Denmark is dealing with an Iranian intelligence agency planning an attack in Denmark, adding that such actions would never be accepted.

According to the Swedish security police, a Norwegian citizen who is believed to be in connection with the plot was arrested in Sweden earlier in October and was extradited to Denmark, Reuters reported. The citizen has an Iranian background.
Last Modified: Tuesday، 30 October 2018 08:19 PM