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Ahmadinejad likens claims of Iranian assassination plot to Iraq WMD

Posted By admin On October 18, 2011 @ 4:05 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
October 18, 2011

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said US allegations of an Iranian assassination plot resemble its claims about weapons of mass destruction that formed the basis for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and would prove to be equally untrue.

The Iranian president suggested that the US aimed to cause a rift between Tehran and Saudi Arabia [2] that would help Washington dominate the oil-rich Gulf and had fabricated the plot of an Iranian seeking to kill the Saudi ambassador to America.

“In the past the US administration claimed there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. They said it so strongly, they offered and presented documentations and everyone said: ‘Yes, we believe in you. We buy it,’” Ahmadinejad said in a live interview on al-Jazeera television on Monday evening.

“Now is everyone asking them, were those claims true? Did they find any weapon of mass destruction in Iraq? They fabricated a bunch of papers. Is that a difficult thing to do?

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[1] Reuters: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/18/mahmoud-ahmadinejad-iran-assassination-wmd

[2] Saudi Arabia: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/saudiarabia

[3] Iran links dissident group to Saudi ambassador assassination plot: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-links-dissident-group-to-saudi-ambassador-assassination-plot.html

[4] Ahmadinejad target of ‘Rome X-ray plot’, diplomat says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ahmadinejad_target-of_rome_xray_plot.html

[5] Robert Baer: Iranian Plot Is a Bad Hollywood Script: http://www.prisonplanet.com/robert-bear-iranian-plot-is-a-bad-hollywood-script.html

[6] Assassination Plot Was Pushed By DEA Informant: http://www.prisonplanet.com/assassination-plot-was-pushed-by-dea-informant.html

[7] Iran says happy to examine U.S. plot allegations: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-says-happy-to-examine-u-s-plot-allegations.html

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