Mr. Zibakalam, however, said there was no plausible or logical reason for Iran to assassinate the Saudi envoy in Washington.
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"The Americans seek to close the circle around Iran at the international level. ... It's a prelude to transferring Iran's dossier to the U.N. Security Council," he said in comments posted on the fararu.com news website Sunday.