Iran says jails U.S. dual national for 10 years for spying

Iran says jails U.S. dual national for 10 years for spyingAn Iranian court has sentenced a graduate student from Princeton University to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran’s judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case involving dual citizens held on security charges in the country. Xiyue Wang, 37, was accused of “spying under the cover of research,” said Mizan, the Iranian judiciary’s official news site. Wang was born in China but was naturalized as an American citizen.


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