(Persia Digest) – In a statement, Iran’s Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has responded to wild accusations made by three French ministers at an Iranian diplomat arrested and charged with being involved in a terrorist operation aimed at an exiled Iranian terrorist group in Paris, saying: “Once again, we reject the allegations made against the Islamic Republic of Iran and the arrest of an Iranian diplomat and call for his immediate release.”

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Bahram Ghasemi described the whole situation as a scenario and conspiracy to destroy the good relations between Iran and Europe in favor of plans made by the US and the Zionist regime, with the mise en scène of a terrorist group resident in France.

Persia Digest (PD) reports that the French ministers of the Interior, Foreign Office, and Economy issued a joint statement against Iran, declaring that the foiled attempt claimed to have taken place in the Villepinte area of Paris was very serious and had to be dealt with.

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They were referring to a 30th June gathering by the MEK group in Paris where it is claimed that an Iranian group planned to bomb the gathering. Iran rejected the claim and called it a show by MEK members.

In the new statement, Bahram Ghasemi once again emphasized the policies of Iran in condemning any terrorist act, adding: “According to available documents, the role of malicious, destructive elements in the design of this ridiculous show is clear.”

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