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Iran arrests suspects on espionage charges: report

AP  |  Tehran 

Iran's semi-official agency is reporting that Tehran's has said that authorities have arrested a number of suspects over espionage charges.

Today's report quotes as saying the suspects "were collecting some classified information from strategic areas."

The report did not identify the suspects or say how many were arrested.

occasionally announces the detention and conviction of people on espionage charges for foreign countries, particularly the US and

was long under sanctions by the West over its nuclear programme.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 19:45 IST