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Turkish intelligence: Iranian businessman sent $1.5M for assassination of Saudi envoy

Turkish intelligence: Iranian businessman sent $1.5M for assassination of Saudi envoy
An Iranian businessman has been accused of paying $1.5 million to fund the assassination of the Saudi ambassador to the US.
Reza Zarrab is suspected of sending the money to US-Iranian citizen Manssour Arbabsiar, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison in May 2013 for […]

EU adopts restrictive measures following the foiled plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US

EUROPEAN UNION Brussels
21 October 2011
A 422/11
Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton
on the adoption of restrictive measures following the foiled plot to
assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the US
Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and
Vice-President of the Commission, made today the following statement:
“Gravely concerned by allegations and charges brought […]