Germany—Translator Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years For Spying For Iran

Agence France-Presse | 03/25/2020

A translator working for the German military has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for spying on behalf of Iran, reports Agence France-Presse. On Monday, Abdul S., 51, was sentenced to six years and 10 months in jail by the higher regional court in Koblenz. Prosecutors said he used his work as a translator and cultural adviser at the Heinrich-Hertz barracks to access and disseminate state secrets. The court found that he met with Iranian agents at least eight times between...

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