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22 Arrested in Iranian Backed Plot Against US and Israeli Embassies March 14, 2012

Posted by Chris Mark in Industry News, Risk & Risk Management, terrorism.
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According to FoxNews and Agence France Presse, 22 people have been arrested inside Azerbaijan suspected of planning attacks against the US and Israeli embassies inside Baku.  According to the reports, the attacks were planned for the benefit of Iran.

“Twenty-two citizens of Azerbaijan have been arrested by the national security ministry for cooperating with the Iranian Sepah,” the ministry said, referring to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, according to AFP. “On orders of the Sepah, they were to commit terrorist acts against the US, Israeli and other Western states’ embassies and the embassies’ employees.” (more…)

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