Iran denies US claims on support for Iraq attacks
Iran on Sunday categorically denied having any role in attacks on American troops in Iraq. "These charges are just to cover the defeat of U.S. plans in Iraq and are utterly baseless," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid-Reza Assefi told reporters in Teheran.
The top U.S. official in Iraq, Paul Bremer, had recently said that Iran was interfering in Iraq's internal affairs and supporting some attacks on American forces.
Assefi further rejected Bremer's charges that Iran had dispatched hundreds of agents to Shiite areas in south Iraq for destabilizing the occupied country. "We have a suitable and positive cooperation with the Iraq administration and the only side responsible for the instability in Iraq is the U.S.," the spokesman said.
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