Iranian authorities arrested an alleged Israeli spy on Monday.
The Intelligence Ministry mentioned the spy was arrested within the northwestern province of East Azerbaijan. A number of different alleged spies for unspecified different international locations had been additionally arrested, the semi-official Tasnim Information Company reported on Monday.
The Iranian authorities reported a number of arrests of alleged spies final 12 months. In August, they arrested a number of people they mentioned spied on Iran’s nuclear program, army, economic system and infrastructure for Israel’s Mossad and the US’ CIA.
Iranian media retailers didn’t instantly report any additional particulars on the arrest in East Azerbaijan.
The punishment for such crimes may be demise. In July, the Iranian authorities executed a person who allegedly spied on Iranian troops in Syria for the US and Israel.