Iran Targeted Israeli Embassy

(JTA) Israel's ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren told WTOP radio in Washington Wednesday that last year's plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador at a Washington restaurant also included plans to blow up the Israeli Embassy. The complaint against Manssor Arbabsiar, who is charged in the plot, also states that Arbabsiar "discussed the possibility of attacks on a number of targets. These targets included government facilities associated with Saudi Arabia and with 'another' country and these targets were located within the United States." Oren said Israel was that other country.

2012-08-16 00:00:00

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