Iran Says It Is Watching Israeli Spy Ring On Its Border
It’s hard to fool those Iranian officials…
They can sniff out a CIA and Mossad spy the minute they cross the border!
The Iranian intelligence minister says that Mossad and CIA agents have been detected in Iran and are being watched closely.
And, he added that a group of would-be spies were arrested in Iran in the last few days.
The Jerusalem Post reports:
Iran’s intelligence minister said Thursday the government had detected a network of US and Israeli spies, and detained a second group of people who planned to go abroad for espionage training, state television reported.
But the minister, Gjholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi, did not say any members of the US-Israeli network had been arrested, nor did he say who the would-be spies were working for.
The TV newscaster quoted the minister as telling a group of clerics in the holy city of Qom, 120 kilometers (75 miles) south of Teheran, that the first group of spies were “agents of the CIA and Mossad espionage services.”
“This group was detected and they are in our intelligence net,” he said of the spies, implying that they were under surveillance.
The minister said the network had been active along the Iranian border, but did not say which border. Iran has frontiers with Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan.
Referring to the second group, he said the government had detained some Iranians who planned to go abroad to attend a training course in espionage.
According to Fars News, the minister claims that the spies intended to gain access to Iran’s military and political information.
Last week there were rumors in Iran that prominent nuclear scientist was murdered by the Mossad.