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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.
The ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark as well as the British chargé d'affaires have been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to receive Tehran’s protest over their countries’ support for terrorist elements.
A pregnant Danish woman, who was being transferred to a medical centre in northern Iran, delivered her third child successfully in the ambulance before arriving at the hospital.
Danish police have arrested six people who had earlier scaled the walls of the Iranian Embassy in Copenhagen, in an attack that elicited a strong protest from Tehran.