Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
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Clinton confronts scepticism over Iran's alleged plot

The arrest of an Iranian-American charged over an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US has been met with scepticism by some.

Manssor Arbabsiar, 56, is accused of arranging a plan to kill Saudi envoy Adel Al-Jubeir in a bomb attack. The sceptics claim that the plot is too absurd to be plausible.

But in an interview with the BBC's Persian Service, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says "there is a lot of evidence" and the case will be "hashed out in court".

  • 27 Oct 2011
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