Iran arrests a Swedish citizen on espionage charges -IRNA

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(Reuters) -Iran’s intelligence ministry said on Saturday that it had arrested a Swedish citizen on espionage charges, the official IRNA news agency reported, without naming the detained person. “The intelligence ministry announced that a citizen of the Kingdom of Sweden was arrested on espionage charges,” IRNA quoted a ministry statement a saying. It did not say when the arrest was made. Sweden’s Foreign Ministry said it was aware of the case. “This is a known and ongoing case which the Foreign Ministry has been working on for a while,” a spokeswoman said in an emailed comment. The spokeswoman…

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