US sanctions Iranians over alleged plot to kidnap journalist; Antony Blinken to visit Qatar, Germany

//US sanctions Iranians over alleged plot to kidnap journalist; Antony Blinken to visit Qatar, Germany

US sanctions Iranians over alleged plot to kidnap journalist; Antony Blinken to visit Qatar, Germany

The United States has sanctioned four Iranian intelligence operatives behind a failed plot to kidnap a US journalist and human rights activist, the US Treasury Department said on Friday.The sanctions come after US prosecutors in July charged the four with plotting to kidnap the New York-based journalist, who was critical of Tehran. Reuters previously confirmed she was Iranian-American journalist Masih Alinejad.Iran has called the alleged plot “baseless”.In a statement on the sanctions, US…

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