A former Quds Force official who tried to assassinate Pompeo and Bolton… Sources confirm

The “Iran International” website revealed that the leader of the attempt Assassination of John Bolton And Mike Pompeo, officials in the previous US administration, was the former commander of the Quds Force, Mohammad Reza Ansari.

According to the sources, the failed plan called for recruiting a non-Iranian agent to carry out the assassination, so that the role of the regime’s elements would not be revealed, but it appeared later that the person who lured those in charge of the operation was a member of the FBI, and thus the Iranian plan failed.

Last August (2022), the US Department of Justice charged a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard with attempting to kill former National Security Adviser John Bolton.

The ministry said at the time that Shahram Poursafi, 45, also known as Mehdi Rezaei, had offered to pay $300,000 to people in the United States to kill Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations.

She also added that the attempt to assassinate John Bolton was likely caused by revenge for the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, who was killed in an American strike in Baghdad in early 2020, indicating that Bursafi tried to pay a hired killer to assassinate Bolton.

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mention that The US State Department notified Congress last November declared that both Pompeo and Brian Hook, the US special representative for Iran, were still under “a serious threat from a foreign power or agent of a foreign power.”

Last March, the US State Department paid more than $2 million a month to provide 24-hour security for Pompeo and Hook.

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