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Iran sentences American citizen to 10 year prison term

Posted 8:14 a.m. Sunday

— Iran's judiciary says it has sentenced an American citizen to 10 years in prison for allegedly "infiltrating" the country and gathering information.

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi announced the sentence during a briefing to reporters Sunday.

He did not provide details on the suspect's identity, saying only that the person was a dual national holding American citizenship and that of another country.

Ejehi says the verdict can be appealed.

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