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Iran denies ex-spy's Lockerbie bombing claims

Iran has denied claims made by a former Iranian intelligence officer to an Al Jazeera documentary that it ordered the Lockerbie bombing in retaliation for a US strike on an Iranian passenger plane. 270 people died in the disaster over 25 years ago.

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Iran denies new Lockerbie bombing claims

Iran denied any involvement in the Lockerbie bombing in the face of the new allegations it contracted Palestinian and Syrian militants to carry out the attack.

Read: Former Iranian spy claims Iran was behind Lockerbie

New documents obtained by Al-Jazeera claim to show Iranian militants were behind the 1988 attack that killed 270 people. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham told AFP:

We reject any claims of Iranian involvement in this act of terror. Iran's stance not only on this case but on all terrorist-related issues is quite clear: Iran flatly denies (links) to any act of terror.

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