Iran confirms spying charges against two Germans

Two Germans arrested in Iran as they tried to interview the son of a woman who had been sentenced to be stoned to death are being held on espionage charges, a judiciary official said on Tuesday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

By (Reuters)

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Published: Tue 16 Nov 2010, 2:08 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 8:14 AM

“The espionage charge for the two German citizens who came to Iran to stage propaganda and spying has been approved,” Malekajdar Sharifi, the head of the judiciary in Eastern Azerbaijan province, was quoted as saying.

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