Iran: French citizens are accused of espionage

In Iran, two France citizens were charged with espionage and conspiracy against the country’s national security, a representative of the Ministry of Justice in Tehran on Tuesday, January 3.


The case will listen to the revolutionary court. The personalities of the accused are not reported, reports Deutsche Welle.

Foreign Minister Catherine Foreign Affairs, in November, against the backdrop of large -scale protests in Iran, confirmed the fact of the detention of two French citizens in this country. Against detained in Iran, foreign citizens are standardly charged with espionage. At the same time, critics accuse Iran’s authorities of using foreign citizens as political hostages.