German prosecution suspects former military translator of state treason in Iran's favor
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  • 20:52 16 August 2019

German prosecution suspects former military translator of state treason in Iran's favor

Germany's Prosecutor General has accused Abdula S., a military translator and dual citizen of Germany and Afghanistan, of state treason in favour of the Iranian government, the prosecution said Friday in a statement, ONA reports quoting sputniknews.

"The accused is suspected of disclosing top-secret classified information and official secrets on 18 counts," the statement said.

According to the investigation, Abdula S. worked as a translator and defence consultant for the German military for many years, during which he passed on to Iranian intelligence services top secret information belonging to the German government.

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