In Iran sentenced to death a local resident Mahmoud Mousavi, Majed, who is accused of cooperation with the Central intelligence Agency and Israeli Mossad. On 9 June, said the representative of the judiciary of Iran, Gholam Hossein Esmaeili, says Iranian news Agency ISNA.
He said that Mousavi-Magid gathered information for Israeli intelligence (Mossad) and the CIA on the armed forces, the security forces, in particular the division “al-Kuds” and its commander General Qasem Soleimani, who in January was killed by a US air strike.
According to Esmaeili, recently the Supreme court of Iran upheld the verdict in force at the end of the appeal, and soon the accused will be executed.
According to the Agency Reuters, Mousavi-Magd was arrested in October 2018, directly to the death of Soleimani his case has nothing to do.
General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the elite special forces of Islamic revolutionary guard Corps “al-Quds”, was killed on 3 January 2020 in an air strike on the Baghdad airport. The US President Donald trump said that Soleimani was preparing attacks on American targets in the middle East.
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This has exacerbated tensions between the US and Iran and indirectly provoked the crash “Ukraine International airlines”, shot down Iranian air defenses near Tehran on January 8, 2020. The General staff of the Iranian armed forces stated that the UIA Board was shot down by the Iranian military by mistake on the background of aggravation of relations with the U.S. plane allegedly approached one of the important objects of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, and “shape and height of the flight resembled the enemy object.”