CIA espionage network disclosed in Iran

CIA espionage network disclosed in Iran

The CIA's spy network has been identified in Iran, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said.

"In a complicated process against the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 290 spies from its espionage network in different countries, including Iran were identified," Mehr News Agency cited the minister as saying.

He said that dozens of spies, working in the state's sensitive sectors, have been arrested as a result of the ministry's work.

Alavi further noted that a similar measure had been taken regarding Britain's MI6, promising to release more details about operations against both foreign intelligence agencies later. He also said that the info about the spy networks will be forwarded to friendly states interested in it.