Iran said on Saturday that its security forces had arrested a network of agents working for Israel before they could carry out sabotage and “terrorist activities,” state media reported. .. Reuters Report.
Iran’s intelligence announcement was in the midst of heightened tensions with its archenemy Israel over Tehran’s nuclear program.
“Members of this network contacted the Mosad Spy agency (in Israel) through neighboring countries and entered Iran with advanced equipment and powerful explosives from the Kurdistan region (Iraq),” the ministry said in a statement from state media. “.
The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office, which oversees Mossad, declined to comment.
Iran often accuses foreign enemies and rivals such as Israel, the United States and Saudi Arabia of trying to destabilize the country.
The intelligence department did not say how many people were arrested and did not reveal their nationality. The network planned “sabotage in sensitive areas and unprecedented counterterrorism operations” without revealing details, the statement said.
Earlier this month, US President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid signed a joint pledge to reject Iran’s nuclear weapons. Tehran says its nuclear program is peaceful and denies seeking nuclear weapons.
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