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Suspect in ambassador plot due in NYC court
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The man charged with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States will be in federal court in New York City Wednesday.
Prosecutors say the plot was directed by the Iranian government.
It is believed Manssor Arbabsiar traveled to Mexico to hire drug cartel hitmen.
He allegedly wanted them to kill the ambassador by blowing up a restaurant in Washington, D.C.
The hitmen proved to be federal agents.
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