Putin: Iran Assassination Plot a Bid to Wreck Visit

A01399791.jpgRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that reports of an assassination plot against him in Iran were an attempt to “wreck” his landmark visit here this week. “It was nothing other than an attempt to wreck the visit,” Putin said during a televised question-and-answer session, referring to a report ahead of his visit on Tuesday that suicide bombers were preparing to assassinate him.

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