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US Indicts Iranian Revolutionary Guard Members With Plot To Kill John Bolton – Middle East Monitor

The US on Wednesday indicted an Iranian national and member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for plotting to kill former US national security adviser John Bolton. Anadolu Agency report.

‗From October 2021, Shahram Poursafi aka Mehdi Rezayi, 45, of Tehran, Iran, has been accused of using John Bolton in retaliation for the January 2020 deaths of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Qods Force). Attempted to arrange for the murder of former national security adviser (IRGC-QF) Commander Qassem Soleimani,” the Justice Department said in a statement.

Poursafi, who works for the IRGC-QF, said he “attempted to distribute $300,000 to individuals in the United States to carry out murders in Washington DC or Maryland.”

IRGC-QF head Soleimani was killed in a US drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq in January 2020.

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