Iran Says Alleged CIA Spy 'To Be Executed Soon'

Video statement regarding man convicted of spying for the CIA appears on website linked to Iran's judiciary

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Iran's Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, February 4, 2020.
Iran's Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, February 4, 2020.Credit: Hamed Ataei,AP
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A website linked to Iran's judiciary carried a statement on Tuesday saying a man convicted of spying for the CIA would be executed soon.

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The video statement from spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili, marked "live" on the screen, was similar to a statement he gave on February 4.

It was not clear if Esmaili would address the topic at a press conference on Tuesday.

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