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German Homeland Security Office: Iran spies in Germany

Jul 07
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Germany’s Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere presenting the annual report of the German Homeland Security Office
Germany’s Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere presenting the annual report of the German Homeland Security Office

By Iran Probe Staff

Friday, 7 July 2017

German Homeland Security Office (The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution) annually publishes a comprehensive report on the violent activities of the left, right and Islamic extremists and also the espionage activities in Germany.

According to the latest report by this office published on Tuesday, (July 4, 2017), in addition to espionage against the Iranian dissident groups, the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran tries to eavesdrop and “Receive secret information on foreign policy and internal security”.

The report also points out the activities of the Quds Force to listen in “the Jewish or Israeli targets”.

The report mentions that German government agencies are among the most important targets of espionage on the part of Russia, China and Iran. It also mentions Turkey.

The 2016 annual report by German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution that was published on July 4, 2017 also reveals: "Surveillance activities and confronting opposition movement inside and outside of Iran has remained the central task of the Iranian intelligence apparatus …

The main source of information activities against Germany is still the Ministry of Intelligence (VAJA, the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran, most often referred to as MOIS).

The focus of this Intelligence service is specifically the “People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran” (MEK) and the “National Council of Resistance of Iran” (NCRI) …"

In its statement, referring to the report of German Homeland Security Office, the representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran in Germany, called for the expulsion of spies and mercenaries of the MOIS and the terrorist Quds force from Germany.

The statement of the representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran in Germany, also reminds the Berlin Branch Court sentences against two Iranian regime's spies in 2016 and 2017.

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