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Alleged Iran plot may have violated U.N. treaty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States may have violated a U.N. treaty protecting diplomats and could escalate the crisis to an international court. U.S. authorities have arrested Iranian-American Manssor Arbabsiar for the alleged plot and accused a second Iranian man,…

U.S. seeks U.N. Security Council support for Iran action

UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Wednesday sought UN Security Council support for action to hold Iran “accountable” for an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, diplomats said. France and Britain have already given strong backing to the US government. But the US administration will also…