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Six male Iranian alleged secret agents were arrested in Trablus, Libya with Turkish passports as two of the documents listed female names, daily Hürriyet has reported.

Libyan authorities also realized that the passports were much older than the photos in them.

Two agents were taken for interrogation by Libyan authorities and the Iranian Embassy was informed of the incident.

The embassy has confirmed that the arrested people were Iranian citizens.

The arrested people said they had pretended to be Turkish citizens to be received sympathetically by locals.

According to claims, the Iranian agents had planned to demonstrate pretending to be Turkish citizens.


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ilker avni

12/6/2012 12:16:01 AM

@ Mara The problems in the ME was created by the United States,they created Osama bin Laden,they supported Sadam and supplied him with chemicals weapons against Iran,the same chemicals that killed forty thousand Kurds in Kirkuk,they invaded Iraq killed a million and more Iraqies with depleted uranium arms that cause,s one in five children born abnormal,people dieing today from cancer causeing illness,s,The people liveing in Falujar have mercury in they bodies in they DNA. AL-JAZEERA /WITNESS.

mara mcglothin

12/5/2012 7:00:32 PM

ILKER and DIREN So why is it that you don't support the "Evil, War mongering" West's attempts to curtail Iran? Why are you always bashing the USA when they try to do something to free the World from the real evil?

ilker avni

12/5/2012 5:27:10 PM

@Diren sesel Your right my frend Iran is a danger to the West and Sunnie muslims around the World.Turkey needs to wake up and smell the coffee.Thanks to Iran Turkey has Iraq,Syria,and Iran as neighbours they are conspiring against Turkey.

ilker avni

12/5/2012 4:53:05 PM

Turkeys inteligence agency is useless they are all sleeping while the enemies conspire they evil tasks against the Turkish people,Iran is no frend of Turkey and Erdogan should use his sense and warn them,Turkey can support MKO to fight the iIranian goverment just like iran supports the PKK.Turkey can support the Azeri Turks to up rise against the Rev Elite,or Erdogan should remind Iran that thirty per cent of their population are Azeri Turks and Kurds who can rise up.at any moment.

Diren Sesel

12/5/2012 3:50:31 PM

Iran greatest threat to mankind

Turk Uzan

12/5/2012 12:25:18 PM

Yes OF COURSE. Because when people go on vacations they ALWAYS have fake passports with them to be received more sympathetically by locals. This is sickening, these spies/agents could potentially damage Turkey's image. It's the initial report that counts, if they would have done a terrorist attack got caught and claimed to be a Turkish agents for example. Those initial reports are the ones everyone reads .. Even if later it's reported that they are Iranian spies. The damage would have been done

john albay

12/5/2012 11:23:05 AM

The fools in iran are causing trouble for everyone in the ME just like the evil murdering israelis who send out death squads with stolen passport of other nations. Both Iran and israel are states which cause so many people trouble and misery.

Michael Johnson

12/5/2012 11:18:18 AM

Silly Iranians.
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