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Putin arrives in Iran for historic visit

October 16, 2007

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press Writer

TEHRAN, Iran – Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for a historic visit to hold talks on Iran’s nuclear program and attend a Caspian sea summit.

The visit, the first by a Kremlin leader since World War II, is taking place despite warnings of a possible assassination plot and amid hopes that a round of personal diplomacy could help offer a solution to an international standoff on Iran’s nuclear program.

Putin’s trip was thrown into doubt when the Kremlin said Sunday that he had been informed by Russian special services that suicide attackers might ….

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Russia divulges Putin assassination plot

October 15, 2007

By LYNN BERRY, Associated Press Writer

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has been told about a plot to assassinate him during a visit to Iran this week, a Kremlin spokeswoman said Sunday.

The spokeswoman, who spoke on customary condition of anonymity, refused further comment.

Interfax news agency, citing a source in Russia‘s special services, said suicide terrorists ….

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