Intelligence Ministry identifies CIA network in Iran, region
Iran’s intelligence forces have managed to discover a CIA’s espionage network in the country and in the region, said Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Mehr news agency reported.
“In a complicated process against the US Central Intelligence Agency, its espionage network was identified with 290 spies in different countries, including Iran,” he said, adding that the information was offered to friend countries which led to arrest of CIA agents.
The forces have also given a similar blow to UK's MI6, he highlighted, noting that details of both these operations will be announced soon.
Alavi went on to say that dozens of spies who had been working in the country’s sensitive sections have been identified and arrested.