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Iran arrests several people for cooperation with Israeli Ron Arad Foundation

31 January 2011 [17:30] - TODAY.AZ
Several people, cooperating with the Israeli Ron Arad Foundation, were arrested in Iran, FARS news agency quotes the Iranian Defense Minister Heidar Moslehi, as saying.

Moslehi said that Mossad is engaged in an espionage activity not only in Iran, but also in neighboring countries through Ron Arad Foundation's website.

If the country's citizens, cooperating with the Foundation, surrender with confessing the guilt, then leniency will be shown towards them, Moslehi said.

Moslehi didn't say the number of arrested peoples. In early January, Iran exposed a ring of the Israeli spies responsible for nuclear scientist Masud Ali Mohammadi's assassination, the Iranian National Security Ministry said earlier.

According to the information available at the Ministry, Israeli secret intelligence service Mossad has established bases in several European countries, as well as in Iran's neighboring countries to carry out terrorist acts, one of which is Ali Mohammadi's assassination.

Ron Arad Foundation's website was launched in order to get information about the Israeli pilot Ron Arad, who went missing in Lebanon. Israeli officials believe that Arad is in Iran.

The Foundation promised $ 10 million to those who will provide reliable information about Arad's location. The pilot went missing in 1989.


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