The EU has two Iranians and the Iranian military intelligence service in the European terrorismelijst placed after Tuesday, it appeared that Iran is held responsible for two political murders in the Netherlands.
Earlier it was already known that the Iranians and the intelligence of the sanctions are imposed. So are their assets frozen.
From information of Dutch and foreign intelligence services revealed Tuesday that Iran is behind two killings in Almere and The Hague. In 2015, it was Ali Motamed shot, and two years later became the leader of an Arab-Iranian separatist movement, Ahmad Mola Nissi, liquidated.
The murders were also the reason that June last year, two diplomats from the Iranian embassy in the Netherlands were turned off.
In addition, in the Netherlands, would Iran also tried to have murder to commit in Denmark and France. In the former country would be in October last year the liquidation of another member of the separatist movement of Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz (ASMLA) prevent.
- EU puts Iran on terrorismelijst after suspected political murders in the Netherlands
- Killings took place in Almere (2015) and The Hague (2017)
- Last year, diplomats from the Netherlands
- Next of kin victim Almere feel unsafe
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Two people prosecuted for murder Samadi
Mohammad Reza Kolahi Samadi, who in the Netherlands under the name of Ali Motamed lived, was in the Netherlands working as a electrician. He got in the nineties, asylum and lived in a terraced house with his wife and son.
Iran is the man responsible for an attack in the country in 1981, in which more than seventy people were killed. Secretary of state Mark Harbers (Justice and Security) last year declared that the Netherlands was not aware of his other identity.
Two Amsterdam residents have been arrested for the murder of Samadi. The Public Prosecutor (OM) has to NU.nl let them know that the information from the intelligence services not provided to them, and also the question is whether this information is criminal verifiable.
Family of Samadi ‘dismayed’
Richard Korver, the attorney of the next of kin of Samadi, reported on Tuesday that the family of the man is insecure and feels. They find that they are totally inadequate, are supported by the Dutch government.
The government is “strongly encouraged” to take measures in respect of the dependants of Samadi, that protection want.
Iran has had any involvement in the murders, denied it, and says with a counter-reaction to the measures of the EU. On the terrorismelijst of the EU are now fifteen individuals and 21 groups, such as Hamas.
The murders in Iran and the Netherlands could have committed
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