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Adviser to Iran's Khamenei dismisses role by his country in Argentina's worst terror attack

FILE -  In this Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, file photo, Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gives an interview to The Associated Press at his office, in Tehran, Iran. Velayati accused of masterminding Argentina's worst terrorist attack said Monday, May 18, 2015, that he is innocent and dismissed the accusations against him as baseless. The 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people remains unsolved. Former Iranian officials have been on an Interpol capture list for years, but Argentine prosecutors have never been able to question them, and Iran has long denied any role in the bombing. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, file photo, Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gives an interview to The Associated Press at his office, in Tehran, Iran. Velayati accused of masterminding Argentina's worst terrorist attack said Monday, May 18, 2015, that he is innocent and dismissed the accusations against him as baseless. The 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people remains unsolved. Former Iranian officials have been on an Interpol capture list for years, but Argentine prosecutors have never been able to question them, and Iran has long denied any role in the bombing. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)  (The Associated Press)

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader accused of masterminding Argentina's worst terrorist attack says he is innocent.

Ali Akbar Velayati, a former foreign minister and current adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, spoke to Argentina's C5N TV channel in an interview broadcast Monday.

The 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people remains unsolved.

Mohsen Rabbani, the former Iranian cultural attache in Argentina is also suspected in the bombing. In the interview, he also said the accusations against Iran are baseless.

Former Iranian officials have been on an Interpol capture list for years, but Argentine prosecutors have never been able to question them. Iran has denied any role in the bombing.

Velayati said Monday there's no reason why an Iranian official should have to respond to another nation