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Iran Calls On UN To Condemn Slaying Of Nuclear Scientist


Nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was killed in a Tehran bomb blast on January 11.

Nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was killed in a Tehran bomb blast on January 11.

Iran has called on the United Nations to condemn the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist, calling it a "terrorist attack” orchestrated by foreign powers who want to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program.

In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Iran's Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee called on the UN to condemn the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan on January 11, as well as two previous attacks that left two nuclear scientists dead and another wounded.

The United States has condemned the killing of Ahmadi Roshan and has also denied any involvement.

Israel has said it has no knowledge of who was involved.

compiled from agency reports
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