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IRGC colonel reportedly plotted to assassinate French Jewish philosopher

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy arrives at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, on May 21, 2019 for a meeting with French President and other authors and philosophers who signed the tribune "Europe at risk". (Ludovic MARIN / AFP)
French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy arrives at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, on May 21, 2019 for a meeting with French President and other authors and philosophers who signed the tribune "Europe at risk". (Ludovic MARIN / AFP)

An Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps colonel killed in Tehran this week allegedly plotted to assassinate French Jewish philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Levy is reportedly among a series of figures who Hassan Sayyad Khodaei planned to have killed or kidnapped.

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