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  • An Iranian diplomat and three other Iranians went on trial in Belgium on Friday, accused of planning a bomb attack in France in 2000 and 18.

  • This is the first time and you country has put an Iranian official on trial for terrorism.

  • Belgian prosecutors charged Vienna based diplomat Asadullah Assadi and three others with plotting an attack on a rally of the Paris based National Council of Resistance of Iran, also known as N.

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  • In the event, U.

  • S President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, gave a keynote speech.

  • Authorities say the attack was foiled by a coordinated operation between French, German and Belgian security services for Racine.

  • Hashemi is the deputy chairman off the N.

  • C R I Foreign Affairs Committee today.

  • This is, ah, historical day after 40 years off export of terrorism and involving in acts of terrorism in Europe and elsewhere.

  • For the first time, an official of the Iranian regime's a so called diplomat is putting on trial.

  • So we are very happy that finally justice is being done.

  • Asadi was arrested while on holiday in Germany and handed over to Belgium.

  • He is refusing to appear in court and did not attend the first day of trial in Antwerp.

  • He has not commented on the charges.

  • Here's his lawyer, Dmitry Dubenko.

  • My clients asked me to represent him today.

  • Hey, let me know that he has the first respect for these judges.

  • But as he considered that he should benefit from immunity, they are not allowed to judge him also because his defense rights were not respected.

  • Since the beginning of the procedure, Asadi was the third counselor at Iran's embassy in Vienna.

  • French officials have said he was in charge of intelligence in southern Europe and was acting on orders from Tehran.

  • The Islamic Republic has repeatedly dismissed the charges.

  • Calling the attack allegations are quote false flag stunt by the N.

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  • R I, which is considered a terrorist group.

An Iranian diplomat and three other Iranians went on trial in Belgium on Friday, accused of planning a bomb attack in France in 2000 and 18.

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Iranian envoy faces trial over foiled EU bomb plot

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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