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US charges Iranian over alleged plot to kill John Bolton

This is the second high-profile case in two years where Iranian operatives allegedly sought to harm a US citizen.
Former national security adviser John Bolton.

The US government charged an Iranian man today in relation to an alleged plot to kill former US national security adviser John Bolton. 

Shahram Poursafi of Tehran, who also goes by Mehdi Rezayi, was charged with use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire as well as with providing and attempting to provide material support to a transnational murder plot, according to a US Department of Justice press release. 

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