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Exclusive: Iran’s assassin-turned-diplomat denied US visa

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Iran Focus: London, May 22 – Iran said on Friday that it had officially protested to the United Nations against the United States for abusing its position as the host of the world body by denying a visa to its deputy foreign minister. Iran Focus has learnt that the diplomat, Mohammad Mehdi Akhondzadeh Basti, was once a key commander in the assassination of a prominent Iranian opposition leader in Geneva in the 1990s. The full report will be published on Sunday.

Iran Focus

London, May 22 – Iran said on Friday that it had officially protested to the United Nations against the United States for abusing its position as the host of the world body by denying a visa to its deputy foreign minister. Iran Focus has learnt that the diplomat, Mohammad Mehdi Akhondzadeh Basti, was once a key commander in the assassination of a prominent Iranian opposition leader in Geneva in the 1990s. The full report will be published on Sunday.

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