Iran—Alleged American Spy Executed

Tasnim News Agency | 07/15/2020

A former civilian employee of the Iranian Defense Ministry has been executed after being found guilty of passing classified information to the United States, reports the Tasnim news agency (Iran). Reza Askari was hanged last week, an Iranian judiciary spokesman announced on Tuesday. Askari was accused of selling information on Iranian missile production to the Central Intelligence Agency after he retired from the defense ministry in 2012. The spokesman also said that another individual...
 

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