Iran's investigation of the case of three young U.S. hikers detained in the country is nearing its completion.
Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, and Shane Bauer
Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi, was quoted by the ISNA
news agency on August 28, as saying, "The investigation into these three persons
is close to being completed and when completed the results will be announced."
Moslehi and other Iranian officials have previously accused the three of spying.
The detained Americans met their mothers in Iran in May
Iranian authorities arrested the three in July last year,
accusing them of illegally crossing into the country from northern Iraq.
compiled from agency reports
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