Report: Iran sentences US journalist to jail

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that jailed Washington Submit journalist Jason Rezaiain has been sentenced to an unspecified jail term subsequent his conviction on expenses that incorporate espionage.

The Sunday report by the Tasnim agency quoted Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi, the spokesman for Iran’s judiciary, as asserting the punishment. He gave no even more details.

Rezaiain’s attorney , Leila Ahsan, informed The Associated Press she experienced not been informed of the verdict.

Rezaian was detained with his spouse, Yeganeh Salehi, and two photojournalists on July 22, 2014. All had been later introduced other than Rezaian, a twin U.S.-Iranian citizen who was convicted previous thirty day period of spying.

Rezaian has lined Iran for the Submit considering that 2012. The Put up, U.S. officials and Rezaian’s family have all named for his launch. Iran does not identify dual-nationality.

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