Following the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley, one country’s representatives say they’re “close” to identifying the man who held the knife.

Image source: Screen grab

Image source: Screen grab

That country: the U.K.

As NBC News reported:

The British ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday that intelligence officials are “close” to identifying the man with an apparent British accent who beheaded American journalist James Foley in a video released by ISIS militants earlier in the week.

“We’re not in a position to say exactly who this is,” said Peter Westmacott on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” but “I think we are close.”

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