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US News Tehran pays a last tribute to the assassinated "doctor martyr"

12:30  30 november  2020
12:30  30 november  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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With a protocol worthy of the greatest "martyrs" of the Islamic Republic, Tehran paid a last tribute on Monday to an important scientist killed in an attack attributed to Israel and promised to continue his work.

The funeral of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has started at the Ministry of Defense in Tehran. A limited audience, made up in particular of soldiers, attended the ceremony on chairs lined up in the open air in order to respect the health protocols in force against the coronavirus.

"If our enemies had not committed this heinous crime and shed the blood of our dear martyr, he could have remained unknown", declared the Minister of Defense, General Amir Hatami, unable to contain his tears at the side of the remains of the nuclear physicist.

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"But today, the one who was until then an idol for his students and colleagues is revealed to the whole world", and it is a "first defeat" for "the enemies", he said. he adds.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed on Friday in an attack on his car east of Tehran, details of which are still far from known.

His remains were honored on Saturday and Sunday in two of the main Shiite holy places of Iran (Mashhad and Qom), before a tribute at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in Tehran, as was that of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in January , eliminated by Washington in Iraq.

"Double budget"

The portrait of the general "martyr" was present near the coffin next to that of the scientist.

It was only after Fakhrizadeh's death that General Hatami revealed that this atomist scientist was one of his deputy ministers and head of the Defense Research and Innovation Organization ( Sepand according to the acronym in Persian). He stressed that he had done "considerable work" in the area of ​​"atomic defense".

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The government has "doubled Sepand's budget" in order to "vigorously" continue on the path traced by the "martyr doctor", General Hatami announced at the funeral, once again denying that Fakhrizadeh had participated in any nuclear program military as accused by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The funeral prayer was led by Ziaoddine Aqajanpour, representative of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, at the Ministry of Defense.

Speaking on behalf of Iran's number one, Aqajanpour said: "We will be patient in the face of these disasters, we will resist, but our nation demands with one voice a decisive retribution" against those responsible for the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Sworn enemy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel has not officially reacted to the accusations of the Iranian authorities attributing this assassination to it.

"In time, in time"

During the ceremony, public television stopped many times on the officials present: in addition to General Hatami, General Esmaïl Qaani, head of the Quds Force - an elite Guardian unit of the revolution, the ideological army of the regime - or even vice-president Ali Akbar Saléhi, head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (OIEA) visibly tested.

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Leading Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahavadi was fatally injured in an ambush on his car outside the capital Tehran on Friday, before dying Images released to the press showed the exploded wreckage of one vehicle and a second bullet-marked car, in which the scientist was traveling.

Around 11:30 am local time (08:00 GMT), the scientist's coffin was brought to the ground at Imamzadeh-Saleh, an important Shiite shrine in northern Tehran where two other scientists were buried in 2010 and 2011. Iran pointed out finger Israel in these killings.

Accusing the Hebrew State of wanting to sow "chaos", Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday promised a response "on time" to the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Many ultraconservatives are calling for the ban from Iran of the inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) responsible for inspecting sensitive Iranian activities in accordance with the international nuclear agreement concluded in 2015.

Since Announcement of Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election, Mr. Rouhani has multiplied the signs of openness showing his will to save what can be saved from this agreement.

This pact offers Tehran relief from international sanctions in exchange for guarantees, verified by the IAEA, intended to attest to the exclusively peaceful nature of its nuclear program.

But it has threatened to be shattered since President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled the United States out of the deal in 2018, before pursuing a policy of "maximum pressure" against Tehran with punitive economic sanctions.

Mr. Biden said he wanted to bring the United States back into the Vienna agreement.

11/30/2020 10:02:49 - Tehran (AFP) - © 2020 AFP

Iran: Fakhrizadeh killed by a remote controlled satellite weapon .
IRAN-NUCLEAR-SCIENTIFIC: Iran: Fakhrizadeh killed by a remote controlled satellite weapon © Reuters / WANA NEWS AGENCY IRAN: FAKHRIZADEH KILLED BY A REMOTE-CONTROLLED WEAPON FROM SABA Reuters) - Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated on November 27 using a remote-controlled satellite submachine gun, without anyone being present at the scene, the deputy commander of the guards said on Sunday. the revolution.

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