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Iran dismisses charges of espionage against its employee in Madrid embassy

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Madrid, Feb 27, IRNA -- Iran's embassy in Madrid in a statement released on Wednesday dismissed the allegation of espionage against its employee.

Detention of one of Iranian employees in Madrid embassy on charges of espionage was due to plots hatched by certain biased people, the statement read.

The statement was issued in reaction to recent media hype over detention and then release of an Iranian employee in Iran's embassy in Madrid.

Spanish police on Friday detained him along with two other people on charges of spying on Iranian expatriates residing in Spain.

The Iranian embassy described the allegations as "fabricated".

The statement stresses that the allegations have been based on false information provided by some biased people who are not interested in enhanced Iran-Spain ties.

Elsewhere in the statement the Iranian embassy hailed mutual cooperation in different areas.

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