CAIRO, May 29 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Supreme State Security released Sunday
the Iranian diplomat Qasim Al-Hosseini who was interrogated for allegedly
spying on Egypt.
The Middle East News Agency (MENA) said that the diplomat who was arrested
yesterday on suspicions of spying and gathering economic, political, and
military information on Egypt and several GCC states.
The official was released after confirming his position as a diplomat, said
the source, adding that the diplomat had increased his intelligence activities
during the February 25th revolution.
Hosseini gathered information about the political organizations in Egypt
and Iranian funded deals for sides that was willing to cooperate with Iran.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed the identity of the official who
works for the Iranian Interest Section in Cairo while the case was registered
as a threat to national security. (pickup previous)
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