TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Mehr News Agency) -- Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari announced here on Monday that the IRGC has broken up an Israeli spy ring.
Jafari said that the IRGC intelligence organization recently discovered that a Mossad spy network was active in the country, primarily spying on military organizations, and subsequently identified and arrested all its members.
He stated that the spy ring sought to obtain information on Iran's nuclear plants, sensitive IRGC organizations, and military officials and commanders.
Advanced telecommunications systems and other high-tech tools for espionage were confiscated from the Mossad spies, Jafari said.
The spies confessed that they received special training in Israel to learn assassination and bombing techniques and said the Mossad provided funds so they could buy vehicles and equipment, the IRGC commander added.
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