Published: January 13th, 2012
Latest update: March 4th, 2012
President Shimon Peres, speaking in an interview with CNN Thursday, denied reports that Israel was responsible for the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist on Wednesday.
When asked whether Israel was involved in the hit, he responded: “Not to the best of my knowledge.”
His comments were the first by an Israeli official regarding the allegations that Israel was behind the assassination.
“I know that it is fashionable that whatever wrong happens in Iran, it is the United States and Israel. There is nothing new in this approach,” Peres added.
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