U.S. disown the murder of nuclear scientist
Tehran called on the UN Security Council to condemn the murder of Iranian nuclear scientists, Reuters reported with reference to the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic to the UN Mohammad Khazaee. In turn, the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Washington was not involved in the murder.
The lecturer of Polytechnic University Mustafa Ahmadi Roshan was killed on Wednesday morning in a car bomb explosion in Tehran. According to the police, a magnetic bomb was tied to his car by an unknown motorcyclist. It was reported that 32-year-old Ahmadi Roshan served as deputy director of commerce at the nuclear facility in Natanz.
Representatives of the Iranian security forces have called explosion terrorist attack, arranged by Israeli security forces.
In a letter, a copy of which was available to Reuters, Mohammad Khazaee appealed to representatives of the countries-members of the UN SC, as well as to Ban Ki-moon, and urged them "to harshly condemn these inhuman acts of terrorism and to take effective measures to destroy terrorism in all its forms and expressions", RIA Novosti reported.