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Convicted spy confessed to Mossad ties: Tehran prosecutor

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 25, IRNA -- A convicted spy, whose death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court of Iran, admitted that he had eight meetings with secret agents of Israeli regime's Mossad intelligence agency, Tehran prosecutor announced.

According to his confessions, Ahmad Reza Jalali was paid for his contacts with Mossad, Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi told a meeting of judiciary officials on Sunday.

Referring to his visit to a prison where Jalali is kept, Jafari-Dolatabadi said the prisoner passed information related to the Iranian Defense Ministry's and Atomic Energy Organization's projects as well as the names of several individuals at the ministry and organization to Mossad.

According to the convict's confessions, the information which he provided Mossad included information about 30 prominent Iranians working on nuclear, defense, military and research projects, said Jafari-Dolatabadi adding the names of the assassinated nuclear scientists Massoud Ali Mohammadi and Majid Shahriari were among them.

Jalali, convicted of spying, had given information [to Mossad] about the secret projects on the nuclear, military, defense and research fields in return for money and Swedish citizenship for himself and his family, said the Tehran prosecutor.

The verdict of Jalali, being sentenced to death, was upheld by Supreme Court of Iran on December 2, 2017.


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