TEHRAN, Iran — Iran is saying it has executed an Israeli Mossad spy within the nation’s southeast, state TV reported Saturday.
The report stated the spy was linked to international intelligence providers, together with Mossad, and charged with involvement in releasing categorised data. The judiciary physique executed the individual in a jail in Zahedan, the capital of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan.
The report didn’t establish the individual.
In April 2022, Iranian intelligence officers arrested three individuals they stated belonged to a gaggle linked to Mossad. It’s not clear if the executed individual was one in all them.
Iran and Israel have accused one another of spying and waging a shadow battle for years. Israel views Iran as its best menace and has repeatedly threatened to take navy motion to stop Iran from buying nuclear weapons. Iran denies it’s searching for such weapons and has vowed a harsh response to any aggression.
Iran often pronounces the detention of individuals it says are spying for international nations, together with the US and Israel.
In 2020, Iran executed a person convicted of leaking data to the U.S. and Israel a couple of distinguished Islamic Revolutionary Guard common who was later killed by a U.S. drone strike in Iraq.
Iran doesn’t acknowledge Israel and helps anti-Israeli armed teams throughout the area, together with Hezbollah and Hamas.