Iran, Russia reject US accusations of election interference (
This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. Russia and Iran have rejected U.S. claims that the two countries have been interfering with the 2020 presidential election next month. Iran said on October 22 that it had summoned the Swiss envoy in Tehran, who represents U.S. interests in the country because Washington and Tehran have no diplomatic ties, to protest against what it called the 'baseless' U.S. accusations. Similarly, the Kremlin in Moscow said the accusations are 'absolutely groundless.' The reactions come a day after U.S. national security officials said that Iran and