Iran is according to the Dutch government for two murders of opponents of the regime in the Netherlands. The Dutch foreign Minister Stef Blok said in The Hague. He relied on information from the secret service.
in 2015 and 2017 had been murdered in Almere, near Amsterdam and in The Hague, two critical of the regime Iranians, who had Dutch passports. The Dutch intelligence service AIVD have "strong evidence" that the government put in Tehran behind it. The Dutch government condemned these actions, and speaks of an "unacceptable" violation of Dutch sovereignty. Already in June 2018, the Netherlands had expelled two Iranian diplomats, at the time, no reason had been given for it.
The murders were, according to the Minister, one of the reasons that the European Union imposed on Tuesday new sanctions against two Iranian and an Iranian security service. Previously had already pointed out to the Danish government on the new sanctions, and justified it with "the planning of terrorist attacks in Europe".
In July, had been arrested in Belgium, two Suspects because of an alleged planned terrorist attack on a gathering of 25,000 Iranians in exile in France. At the end of September, according to the Danish domestic intelligence service, living in addition, an attack on a group in Denmark of the Iranians was foiled, dedicated to the independence of the Iranian Region around the city of Ahwas.
In both cases were the European investigators, an Iranian secret service responsible. Tehran denied this. According to the Danish government, the EU sets a list the secret service on their terror.