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Norway summons Iranian ambassador over alleged assassination plot in Denmark

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Norway summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday over a suspected assassination plot of an Iranian Arab opposition figure in Denmark involving a Norwegian citizen of Iranian background.

“During the meeting we underlined that the activity, that has come to light through the investigation in Denmark, is unacceptable,” Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said in a statement.

The Norwegian citizen has denied the charges and the Iranian government also denied any connection with what Norway suspects is a plot.

On Wednesday and in an interview with Al Arabiya English the spokesman of the “Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz” Yaquob Hurr al-Tisteri said that the Danish security authorities thwarted an attempt targeting the head of the movement Habib Jaber. Full story

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