================================ Dow Jones Business News -- April 10, 1997 Iran Recalls Ambassador To Germany Following Trial Verdict TEHRAN (AP)--Iran recalled its ambassador to Bonn after a German court ruled Thursday that Iranian leaders were behind the 1992 assassination of an opposition figure in Berlin, Iranian television reported. The decision to recall Hussein Moussavian was the first Iranian reaction after the court ruled that four men, an Iranian and three Lebanese, had acted on the instructions of Iran's top leaders. 'The ambassador was recalled to Tehran for certain consultations,' state-run television reported, quoting an unidentified Foreign Ministry spokesman. During the trial, prosecutors contended that Iran's spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani had personally ordered the killings. Iran has repeatedly denied involvement in the killings. ================================ Dow Jones Business News -- April 10, 1997 Germany Recalls Ambassador To Iran After Verdict BONN, Germany -- Germany recalled its ambassador to Tehran on Thursday, hours after a Berlin court ruled the Iranian leadership was behind the assassination of an Iranian-Kurdish opposition figure in Germany. A Foreign Ministry statement also said four Iranian diplomats would be ordered to leave Germany. The diplomats were not named. The foreign ministry said it summoned the Iranian ambassador in Bonn, Hossein Moussavian, to explain 'the situation that has now resulted.' ----- End Included Message -----