The Iranian Revolutionary Guards planned to assassinate an Israeli diplomat in Istanbul.
According to a report, a Quds Force member detained in a European country recently admitted to his interrogators that he had received orders to eliminate an Israeli citizen working at the Israeli consulate in Istanbul. This was part of a triple European mission that was to include the assassination of a senior American general in Germany and a journalist in France.
The detainee, a member of Unit 840 of the Quds Force, admitted receiving $ 150,000 to prepare for these assassinations and was to receive another $ 1 million after the mission was completed. Unit 840 is credited with terrorist acts in Europe and Africa, including the elimination of elements affiliated with the opposition to the regime in various countries around the world. Among the cases: was a failed assassination attempt in the United States.