Iran says Israel Involved with Bangkok Blasts, Not Tehran

Iran foreign ministry denied on Wednesday involvement with explosions in Bangkok accusing elements linked with the Zionist entity of being responsible.

Ramin Mehmanparast, foreign ministry spokesman, rejected the accusations by the Zionist regime of “implication”, accusing Israel of “trying to harm the friendly and historic relations between Iran and Thailand,” state TV said on its website Wednesday.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran believes that elements of the Zionist regime are responsible for this crime and is prepared to help and cooperate with the Thai government to shed all light on these events,” he added.

Mehmanparast noted that Israel’s accusation followed US allegations last October of a Tehran-hatched plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, and Israeli claims Tehran was behind bomb attempts against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia on Monday. He termed both those other accusations “baseless”. Continue reading