Iran says prof who died in control worked for spy agencies

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s central IRNA news group reports that a twin Iranian and Canadian citizen who killed himself in control was promulgation information to the U.S. and Israeli comprehension services. The report Tuesday says Kavous Seyed-Emami, a university professor, was in control for flitting information on the country’s barb bases to the CIA and Mossad and formulation to create environmental crisis.

The report didn’t elaborate.

IRNA quotes Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabdi as observant Seyed-Emami and a network of people commissioned cameras in vital areas of the country sanctimonious to observe environmental issues but, in fact “it was for monitoring the country’s barb activities and they were promulgation images and information to foreigners.”

Dolatabdi pronounced Seyed-Emami hosted one of two U.S. comprehension officers during their revisit to Iran. He didn’t elaborate.

The claim comes after Israel shot down a drone that crossed the country’s limit on Saturday, CBS News match Seth Doane reports. Israel accused Iran of using a bottom inside Syria to launch the drone.

Israel retaliated with a strike from an F-16, and Syrians fired back, knocking an Israeli jet out of the sky for the first time in 36 years.

“I consider both sides don’t wish to go to war, and the very ethereal decisions between escalation and containment will continue to be the categorical quandary for the decision-makers in Tehran and in Jerusalem,” Amos Yadlin, a former Israeli army comprehension chief, told Doane.

On Monday, an Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official ILNA news group that some members of parliament, including assuage emissary council orator Ali Motahari, pronounced after examination CCTV footage from Seyed-Emami’s time in control in Tehran that he took his life.

The conduct of the parliamentary cabinet on inhabitant confidence and unfamiliar policy, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, pronounced Seyed-Emami’s “family also supposed this, so they did not ask for an autopsy.”

“The video showed that Seyed-Emami takes his shirt off and prepares for suicide,” Boroujerdi said.

Boroujerdi combined that deliberation that he was a university professor, he was kept in a correct cell. “Unfortunately, Kavos Seyed-Emami, for whatever reason, could not bear the jail conditions,” he said.

The semi-official Fars news group quoted the orator of the parliamentary cabinet on inhabitant confidence and unfamiliar policy, Hossein Naghavi Hosseini, as saying, “The issue is utterly transparent since prepares his shirt as a wire to dedicate suicide.”

Hosseini combined that Seyed-Emami tried to make it seem to guards that he was asleep.

On Saturday, Dolatabadi pronounced authorities had arrested several unclear people on guess of espionage under the cover of doing of systematic and environmental projects.

The arch probity of Tehran province, Gholam-Hossein Esmaili, described the case as being in its early stages in a Sunday report by ILNA.

“Some people who collected and eliminated information to strangers were identified and some were arrested, and some competence be arrested in the future,” he said.

Omar Alghabra, Canada’s parliamentary secretary for consular affairs, tweeted that the Canadian supervision was endangered about the resources of the death.

“Our thoughts are with his family. Canada has asked Iranian authorities for answers,” Alghabra tweeted.

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