Two European Nationals Arrested in Iran

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence announced the arrest of two European nationals for alleged espionage and “association with foreign intelligence services.”

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Ensaf News, this claim was released in a statement by the public relations office of The Ministry of Intelligence. 

Without revealing the identities and nationalities of those arrested, the Ministry of Intelligence claimed: “These two European individuals, who had entered the country with the purpose of taking advantage of the people’s will to cause unrest, chaos, and social disorder, were detected and apprehended by security forces.”

The statement also claimed that the two individuals are related to ” foreign intelligence services” and were in contact with the Coordination Council of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association. 

Earlier also, on May 6, 2022, Iran’s regime arrested a Swedish tourist who was visiting Iran through a tour agency.