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Iran sentences US citizen for 10 years in prison

Iran's judiciary announced on Sunday that a citizen of the United States has been jailed for 10 years in the country. According to the statement, the unidentified individual is a national of the US and one other country and they are being held on spying charges. 

A spokesperson said: "This person, who was gathering information and was directly guided by America, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but the sentence can be appealed."

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