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US DOJ indicts Iranian man for attempted assassination of John Bolton

(CNN)The U.S. Department of Justice accused a member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of trying on Wednesday. He announced that he had filed a criminal complaint. Orchestrate the assassination of John Bolton, a senior national security officer in the Trump and Bush administrations.

The alleged conspiracy was a "potential reprisal" for the US airstrike that killed Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Qassem Soleimaniin January 2020. High," the Department of Justice said.
Following the strike, leaders of theterrorist organization vowed "revenge against the American people" for Soleimani's death, prompting then-President Donald Trump and other members of his administration to take action.

Prosecutors accused 45-year-old Iranian citizen and IRGC member Shahram Poursafi of trying to pay a US individual $300,000 to kill Bolton. Says.

He has not been arrested and is on the run.

Poursafi initially contacted a US-based individual who was working covertly as an informant for the FBI, also known as the "Confidential Human Source" or CHS. , asked to take a picture of Bolton. "For the book Pulsafi was writing," court documents say. The person was later revealed to be Bolton, who promised CHS and the assassin protection, prosecutors say.

In November 2021, the informant traveled to Washington, D.C., and asked Puru Safi to visit Bolton's office. I sent pictures and a description of the building. Poursafi was quoted as stating that the murder should take place in the building's garage, as it is a "high traffic" area.

In a statement, Bolton thanked the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the Secret Service for their efforts.

"I can't say much now, but he has one point that is indisputable. The Iranian ruler is a liar, a terrorist, and an enemy of the United States." Yes," said Bolton. "Their radical and anti-American aims remain unchanged, their commitments are worthless, and their global threat grows."

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