Foreign campaign behind killing of IRI scientists: Khaza'ei

January 12, 2012 11:55 pm 

TEHRAN, Jan. 12 -– There is firm evidence of a foreign campaign to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists, Iranian Envoy to UN Mohammad Khaza'ei said on Wednesday.

Iran’s ambassador to UN, in a letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, the President of the UN General Assembly Joseph Deiss, and UN Security Council member states as well as the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries stated that the civilian nuclear scientist who was killed by in bomb attack Wednesday was the latest victim of a foreign terror campaign against top Iranian scientists.

“Based on the existing evidence collected by the relevant Iranian security authorities, similar to previous incidents, perpetrators used the same terrorist method in assassinating this Iranian nuclear scientist by the means of attaching a sticky magnetic bomb to the car carrying the scientists and detonating it,” Khazaee underlined in the letter.

“Furthermore, there is firm evidence that certain foreign quarters are behind such assassinations.”

Khaza'ei said that Mostafa Ahamdi Roshan, who was killed in a Tehran bomb blast, and was the fourth prominent Iranian scientist to be targeted in similar attacks.

Khazaei urged the UN Security Council and Secretary-General to condemn the assassinations of scientists, calling the killings 'cruel, inhumane and criminal acts of terrorism.'

'Despite all kinds of political and economic pressures and terrorist attacks targeting the Iranian nuclear scientists, the enemies could not prevent our nation from exercising its right to pursue its nuclear program, which is completely for peaceful purposes, Iran’s ambassador to UN said in the letter.

Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan Behdast was killed in a terrorist bomb blast in a Northern neighborhood in Tehran on Wednesday morning. The magnetic bomb which was planted by an unknown motorcyclist under the car of Ahmadi Roshan also wounded two others in Seyed Khandan neighborhood in Northern Tehran.

Ahmadi Roshan, 32, was a graduate of oil Industry University and a deputy director of Natanz uranium enrichment facility for commercial affairs.

The blast took place on the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Iranian university professor and nuclear scientist, Massoud Ali Mohammadi, had been also assassinated in the same terrorist bomb attack in Tehran in January 2010.

The today bombing method was similar to the 2010 terrorist bomb attacks against the then university professor, Fereidoun Abbassi Davani – who is now the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization – and his colleague Majid Shahriari. The Zionist media confessed later that the operation was the work of Mosad in coordination with some other western intelligence apparatus.

Majid Jamli Fashi the terrorist agent who assassinated Dr Ali Mohammadi confessed his relations with Mosad and details of Zionist regime security apparatus command and trains for him.

Majid Jamali Fashi said in his confessions aired by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on January 11, 2011, 'I became acquainted with a number of Israeli officers on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway after we had a visit to Israel and I received different training courses, including chasing, running, counter-chasing and techniques for planting bombs in a car.'

The terrorist added that he had also been trained in that Israeli garrison how to carry out bomb attacks while riding a motorcycle. (PNA/IRNA)

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