Iran Denies Involvement With Nigerian Terror Suspects

Iran has denied connection to three militants arrested in Nigeria with alleged ties to an Iranian terror cell that plotted attacks against U.S. and Israeli sites in Nigeria.

Iran’s deputy foreign minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian,
said Friday that such allegations were merely the result of poor relations between Iran and the West. He said relations between Iran and Nigeria are “developing.”

On Wednesday, Nigerian authorities announced they had arrested three people, …