Conflicting videos have deepened the mystery as to Mr Amiri's whereabouts
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Missing Iranian scientist appears at embassy in US

A missing Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran says was kidnapped a year ago by the CIA, has taken refuge in Iran's section of the Pakistan embassy in Washington.

A spokesman from Pakistan's Foreign Office, Abdul Basit, told the BBC that Shahram Amiri was seeking immediate repatriation to Iran.

In June videos purportedly of Mr Amiri emerged, containing contradictory information on his whereabouts.

The US rejected Tehran's claims that it was behind Mr Amiri's disappearance.

John Leyne reports.

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  • 13 Jul 2010