In Iran, the head of the center for research and innovation at the Ministry of defense, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was called the head of the country’s nuclear program, was killed. The Fars News Agency reported this on November 27.
According to the Agency, the scientist’s car was blown up and then shelled. The attack, which took place in Absurd, near Tehran, involved three or four people killed by bodyguards.
The Ministry of defense of Iran confirmed the death of Fakhrizadeh.
“This is cowardice with a serious indication of Israel’s involvement, which speaks to the desperate militancy of criminals,” Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said.
Adviser to the Supreme Leader of Iran Hossein Dehghan said, “the Zionists in the last political days of their ally are trying to start a full-scale war, putting pressure on Iran.” He promised to punish the murderers.
On November 25, the American publication Axios wrote that the Israeli army received instructions from the United States to prepare for Tehran’s possible strike. Sources of the publication noted that there is no exact information about the attack.
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