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Georgia stops Iranian attempt to assassinate Israeli

Georgia foiled an Iranian plot to assassinate an Israeli, its State Security Service announced on Tuesday.

Two people, one with dual Iranian-Georgian citizenship and another who is a citizen of Pakistan, were arrested in connection to the attempted crime and an Iranian organizer of the attempted murder was identified.

The assassination plot

“Before arriving in Georgia, the Pakistani citizen was given the necessary instruction and was given information about the object of the murder,” the security service statement reads. “Later, the mentioned person arrived in Georgia through a third country, where he was met with a rented apartment and given the means of conspiracy connection.”

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