World In Iran, the scientist assassinated in Tehran celebrated as a "martyr"

14:50  29 november  2020
14:50  29 november  2020 Source:   france24.com

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Le cercueil de Mohsen Fakhrizadeh lors de la procession au mausolée de l'Imam-Réza dans la ville sainte de Machhad. © Iranian Ministry of Defense, AFP The coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh during the procession to the mausoleum of Imam-Réza in the holy city of Mashhad.

Before his burial scheduled for Monday, the remains of the scholar, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, assassinated on Friday near Tehran, was the subject of a special religious service. Ayatollah Khamenei called this nuclear specialist a "martyr" and called for "his scientific and technical efforts" to continue.

The Iranian authorities paid tribute with great pomp, Saturday, November 29, to the Iranian atomist scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh , assassinated on Friday near Tehran. His body was the subject of a special religious service in a leading Shia shrine, before his burial announced for Monday.

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The body arrived in the holy city of Mashhad (north-eastern Iran) on the night of Saturday to Sunday where it was taken to the mausoleum of Imam-Réza, according to images on state television .

A prayer was said and the body of the scientist was carried in procession around the tomb of this holy figure of Shiism, a tribute that the Islamic Republic reserves for some of its most eminent "martyrs".

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, 59, was killed in a car bomb attack followed by a shootout on his car, the Iranian Defense Ministry said on Friday, adding that the victim was the head of its research and innovation department, responsible including "anti-atomic defense".

Israel singled out

As of Friday, the Iranian authorities accused Israel of being behind this assassination. President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused the Hebrew state of wanting to sow "chaos" and promised that the scientist's death would be avenged "in due course".

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Man in the shadows, Moshen Fakhrizadeh was accused in April 2018 by the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, of being the head of an Iranian nuclear program for military purposes which Iran has always denied.

According to the Iranian Ministry of Defense, the scholar's remains must be transferred to Qom (central Iran) to be honored there in another Shiite holy place, before his burial scheduled for Monday after a ceremony at the mausoleum of the Imam-Khomeini in Tehran.

The assassination of Moshen Fakhrizadeh took place less than two months before the inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden as President of the United States. He says he wants to put an end to the unilateralism of outgoing President Donald Trump and reintegrate the United States into the international Iranian nuclear agreement of 2015.

Donald Trump unilaterally took his country out of this pact in 2018 in name of a policy of "maximum pressure" against Tehran, with sanctions having plunged the Iranian economy into a violent recession and pushed Iran to stop implementing most of the key commitments made in Vienna to ensure that its program controversial nuclear has no military aim.

With AFP

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