Despite Media Speculation, There Is Currently No Persuasive Evidence of Iranian Government Involvement in Terrorist Plot in France

On 30 June, four individuals were arrested across Belgium, France, and Germany accused of planning a terrorist attack. An Iranian diplomat was among those apprehended, according to a Belgian government statement. The plot reportedly intended to target a 25,000-strong rally organised by the Iranian opposition movement, Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), held...

On 30 June, four individuals were arrested across Belgium, France, and Germany accused of planning a terrorist attack.

An Iranian diplomat was among those apprehended, according to a Belgian government statement. The plot reportedly intended to target a 25,000-strong rally organised by the Iranian opposition movement, Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), held in a northeastern suburb of Paris on 30 June. Speakers at the event included Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York and now one of US President Donald Trump’s lawyers, and former Canadian prime minister Steven Harper.

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