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  Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi (2nd-R) pays respects to the physique of slain scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh amongst his household, within the capital Tehran on November 28. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, dubbed by Israel because the “father” of Iran’s nuclear programme, died on November 27 after being significantly wounded when assailants focused his automotive and engaged in a gunfight along with his bodyguards outdoors Tehran, in response to Iran’s defence ministry (Michel Zecler / GS Group / MIZAN NEWS AGENCY / AFP)

The United Nations urged restraint Saturday after tensions rose within the Center East with the assassination of a high Iranian nuclear scientist.

Iran has blamed Israel for Friday’s killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and vowed revenge.

 

“We urge restraint and the need to avoid any actions that could lead to an escalation of tensions in the region,” a UN spokesman mentioned. “We condemn any assassination or extrajudicial killing.”

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