NY Times says UK told Israel about nuclear activity at Fordo based on info from Ali Reza Akbari, who was hanged in January; Russia assisted Tehran in identifying source of leak

Israel got intel on Iran’s secret nuclear weapons program from executed spy
May 1, 2023

Russian intelligence reportedly helped Iran discover that a dual Iranian-British national who once served as its deputy minister of defense was leaking information about its top-secret nuclear weapons program. In January, Tehran hanged Ali Reza Akbari over accusations of espionage, an execution that was harshly denounced by the UK and other Western nations. According to an in-depth New York Times report released on Monday, Akbari was indeed a spy and began leaking Iranian nuclear secrets to the British in 2004 — keeping his activities hidden for 15 years. READ MORE

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