Assassination Attempt on Hussein Abedini in Turkey

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On Wednesday, March 14, 1990, while Hussein Abedini was heading Istanbul Airport, four exported Iranian terrorists riding two vehicles blocked the way to his car and opened fire on him. Hussein Abedini is a member of the NCRI Foreign Relations Committee who was critically injured in that terrorists act by Tehran’s agents. The Iranian regime had planned to assassinate Mohammad Mohaddessin, the chair of the NCRI Foreign Relations Committee, during a trip to Turkey in March 1990. To that end, Ahmad Aghighi - a torturer and leader of the MOIS terrorist teams - had arrived in Turkey as a diplomat in mid-January 1990 to organize death squads in that country and to fulfill Tehran’s terrorist goals. Tehran’s terrorists attacked a car presumed to carry Mohaddessin while Abedini was actually in that vehicle. Abedini miraculously survived the assassination attempt. Aghighi was transferred to the Iranian embassy in Vienna shortly after.
The German monthly magazine Terrorismus wrote in July 1990:
The Turkish Security Services have evidence that the government in Tehran had been behind several assassinations that recently took place in Ankara and Istanbul… According to the evidence put forward by other Turkish bodies, Aghighi was also involved in the assassination attempt on Hussein Abedini.

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