Iran Claims They Have Arrested 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced To Death The Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced the spies were Iranian citizens but trained by the CIA.
They have not announced when the alleged spies were arrested.
An Iranian official claims they were lured into working for the CIA when they applied for U.S. visas with promises of money and opportunities to work in America.
Iran added the alleged spies were given fake IDs and received "extensive training." President Trump said the report is "totally false" and was "more lies and propaganda." President Trump, via Twitter President Trump, via Twitter The news of the arrests come amid high tensions between Iran and the U.S.