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Iran executes man convicted of promoting Common Soleimani’s location to CIA – official

Iran executes man convicted of selling General Soleimani’s location to CIA – official

Iran has executed a person convicted of spying on Main Common Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike in January. It was alleged that the convict had shared delicate data with each the CIA and Mossad.

The dying sentence was carried out in opposition to a person known as Mahmoud Mousavi-Majd, native media reported, citing judiciary spokesperson Gholamhossein Esmaeili.

In keeping with the report, Mousavi-Majd had obtained cost from the CIA and Mossad in trade for details about Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Quds Power, its unit tasked with operations abroad. Amongst this information had been the actions and places of Soleimani, who led the Quds Power, and of different prime commanders.

Mousavi-Majd, who was fluent in each Arabic and English, reportedly had entry to delicate data as a result of he labored as a translator for an Iran-linked firm in Syria. It was stated that he was found via an intercepted cellphone name.

Soleimani was killed in a focused US drone strike close to Baghdad’s airport. Washington had accused him of masterminding terrorist assaults in opposition to US personnel and civilians, and argued that his killing prevented the deaths of extra People. Officers in Tehran, in the meantime, condemned his killing as unlawful beneath worldwide regulation, and his dying sparked large protests throughout Iranian cities. 

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Mousavi-Majd was not the one particular person executed after being convicted of espionage in Iran this month. Iranian judiciary reported final week {that a} dying sentence was carried out in opposition to a person accused of promoting details about the county’s missile program to the US.

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