Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani speaking in Tehran on Monday, when he denied Iran was involved in Friday’s assault on author Salman Rushdie. Photo: Iranian Foreign Ministry via AP
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani speaking in Tehran on Monday, when he denied Iran was involved in Friday’s assault on author Salman Rushdie. Photo: Iranian Foreign Ministry via AP
Middle East

Iran denies involvement in Salman Rushdie attack, blames writer himself

  • Iran foreign ministry spokesman denied any link with the attacker of British author Salman Rushdie
  • Rushdie, 75, was left on a ventilator with multiple stab wounds after he was attacked at a literary event in New York

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani speaking in Tehran on Monday, when he denied Iran was involved in Friday’s assault on author Salman Rushdie. Photo: Iranian Foreign Ministry via AP
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani speaking in Tehran on Monday, when he denied Iran was involved in Friday’s assault on author Salman Rushdie. Photo: Iranian Foreign Ministry via AP
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