Report: Iran sentences US journalist to jail

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-formal Iranian information agency is reporting that jailed Washington Submit journalist Jason Rezaiain has been sentenced to an unspecified prison time period pursuing his conviction on costs that include espionage.

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

Rezaiain’s law firm , Leila Ahsan, instructed The Linked Press she had not been educated of the verdict.

Rezaian was detained with his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, and two photojournalists on July 22, 2014. All ended up later launched other than Rezaian, a twin U.S.-Iranian citizen who was convicted final month of spying.

Rezaian has lined Iran for the Submit considering that 2012. The Post, U.S. officers and Rezaian’s loved ones have all known as for his release. Iran does not acknowledge twin-nationality.

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