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  Shvat 29, 5778 , 14/02/18

Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

Tehran's chief prosecutor on Tuesday claimed that a renowned Iranian-Canadian environmentalist who died in prison in Iran was part of an espionage network set up by the Israeli Mossad and the CIA, AFP reports.

Kavous Seyed Emami, 63, a renowned professor and founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, was buried on Tuesday in the village of Ammami, north of Tehran.

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