Convicted of selling information about the Iranian missile program to the CIA, Reza Asgari was executed. The killing of another Iranian accused of helping Washington track down General Soleimani will be carried out soon.
Justice spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaïli announced on July 14 that Reza Asgari, a retired Iranian who worked for the aerospace division of the Ministry of Defense, was executed last week.
Quoted by Iranian media Mizan Online, the spokesperson reported that Reza Asgari was paid by the CIA “after retirement” in exchange for information about his country’s missile program. “He has been identified, tried and sentenced to death,” added Gholamhossein Esmaïli.
The spokesman also said that the death sentence imposed on Mahmoud Moussavi Majd, another Iranian convicted of spying for providing information to the United States and Israel on the movements of General Qassem Soleimani, would be carried out soon. Commander of the Quds Force, the latter was eliminated in early January in an American drone strike in Baghdad, setting fire to the powder in the region.