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Iran is dispatching skilled workers to Australia, Canada, Oman, Turkey and Denmark, and has established five support centres in these countries for the workforce, a top official said.
Danish Ambassador to Tehran Danny Annan will return to Iran on Wednesday and get back to work one month after being recalled by his government over an assassination plot blamed on Iran, an Iranian diplomat said.
Denmark says it has arrested three people for praising those behind a September terror attack in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz that killed at least 25, including a four-year-old boy.
Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi rejected the allegation raised by Denmark that Tehran has plotted an assassination attempt in the European country as an Israeli plot aimed at undermining the Islamic Republic’s ties with the European Union.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Islamic Republic has expressed its preparedness for all-out cooperation with Norway, Sweden, and Denmark to find the truth behind the recent assassination plots falsely blamed on Iran.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held phone conversations with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini and his opposite numbers from Germany, Sweden and Denmark.
Iran says it has expressed its protest at the “hasty” reactions of Danish officials to anti-Iran accusations during a Wednesday meeting with Denmark’s ambassador to Tehran at the ministry of foreign affairs.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected the biased reports that accused Iran of plotting an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate an opposition figure in Denmark.
Danish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Copenhagen will extradite members of an anti-Iran terrorist group who reside in the European country, if it finds evidence proving Iran’s allegation that they were behind the Saturday’s attack in south-western city of Ahvaz.
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