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Commenting article: Khomeini Ordered John Paul II Shooting, Gunman Says

Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Agca has revealed that it was Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who ordered the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II back in 1981.

In a book released on Thursday, Agca has stated that he was trained in Iran by Khomeini's forces after escaping from a Turkish prison, and that the Iranian leader himself told him to kill John Paul "in the name of God."

The book is entitled "They Promised Me Paradise," international media inform.

Yane - 1 Feb 2013 // 22:27:59

How convenient in these times to point at Iran, how much did Benjamin Netanyahu pay him to make up this stupid nonsense?.. I mean, this is really really bad, amateurish even.

Yane - 3 Feb 2013 // 23:15:19

Vatican disputes Iran connection in 1981 shooting of John Paul II, says it’s a publicity stunt

Well, nothing more to add.

sa-sha - 4 Feb 2013 // 14:37:47

....and "Gunman Says" it only now, when Iran is the next in the list of "Democratizators"...How nice. And how timely.

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