Former Guyana gov. official denies terror charges.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
July 22, 2010 17:17

A former government official in Guyana Wednesday denied charges that he was a militant Muslim and spied for Iran for years before joining a conspiracy to blow up New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in the US.

Testifying at his federal terror trial in New York, Abdul Kadir told jurors that he had sought to distance himself from his alleged co-conspirators once he learned they wanted to attack Kennedy Airport. He claimed he warned them it was against their religion."Islam does not support aggression or killing innocent people," he recalled saying to them.


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