Iran minister says country has spies from France, Sweden and England

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Iran’s minister of intelligence said there are spies from France, Sweden and England in the country, Reuters reported citing Tasnim news agency.

The minister was also cited as saying that some of the foreign prisoners are sentenced to death.

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On Friday, Washington and Tehran reached a deal, via Omani and Qatari mediators, that will see billions of dollars of Iranian funds unfrozen and Iranian prisoners freed in exchange for the release of five wrongfully detained Americans.

The Obama administration cut a similar deal with Iran when it released $400 million in liquidated assets to Iran in 2016 in return for Americans detained by Iran.

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