In Iran last week executed a former military officer Reza Askari, sentenced to death on charges of collaboration with the Central intelligence Agency of the United States. This was at the briefing on July 14 said the representative of the judiciary of Iran, Gholam Hossein Esmaeili, informs news Agency Mizan Online.
According to Esmaeili, Askari has long worked in the Ministry of defense of Iran and retired in 1995. Shortly before retirement, say Iranian authorities, the military began to cooperate with the CIA and sold to American intelligence secret information about the missile program.
The death sentence against Mahmoud Mousavi of Magda also convicted of collaboration with the CIA, not yet executed, said Esmaeili.
In June Gholam Hossein Esmaeili 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 2020, was killed in an airstrike USA. Directly with the death of Soleimani business Mousavi of Magda not connected.
The Iranian media periodically write about the identification among the citizens of the country of American spies and death sentences. In July 2019, the intelligence of Iran announced about the arrest of 17 spies who allegedly worked for the CIA. In October of the same year Esmaeili reported about the execution of a CIA agent, accused of espionage.