Iran Praises Washington for Placing Insurgent Group on Terrorism List

(Los Angeles Times) Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim - Iran's Foreign Ministry praised Washington for placing an Iranian militant group on a list of outlawed terrorist organizations. In a rare moment of accord between the two nations, ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast praised the announcement Wednesday that the Obama administration had placed the ethnic Baluchi group Jundallah on its terrorism list. Iran executed the group's leader, Abdulmalak Rigi, in June.

2010-11-05 09:41:38

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