Iran was planning terrorist attacks on diplomats in at least seven countries, including Americans, Israelis and the Saudis, but the plot been a detected in time - gave daily "Washington Post".
Iranian agents planned to kill American diplomats from the embassy in Azerbaijan, as well as their families. Planned to use for this point sniper rifles with a silencer or a bomb placed in the car.
- The conspiracy have been a detected in November last year Azerbaijani authorities have arrested dozens of people involved in it - he writes, "Washington Post".
It turned out that the plan provided for similar actions in several other countries, where it have been an intended to kill, among others representatives of the governments of Saudi Arabia and Israel.
The evidence indicates, the radical Shiite militant Hezbollah organization, as a terrorist by the U.S. and sponsored by Iran, or the agents targeted directly from Iran.
U.S. intelligence report about a conspiracy among the items of evidence listed bills for phone calls, travel documents, SIM cards for mobile phones and others.
It been a noted that Iran had ceased attempts to attacks in the early spring of this year. When he suddenly stopped while an aggressive anti-Western rhetoric after several weeks during the threats that will block shipping lanes in the Strait of Hormuz.
In March, the Iranian government accepted the proposal of talks on its nuclear program with the U.S., UK, France, Germany, Russia and China.
Another round of talks began recently in Baghdad but not yet led to concrete results.