'Missing' general left Iran with vital documents

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 9, 2007 09:33

Former Iranian General and assistant defense minister Ali Rez Asghari left Iran using a new passport and pseudonym and managed to smuggle important intelligence documents, according to a report published Friday morning by London based newspaper Asharaq Alawsat. According to the report, the missing Iranian general was carrying documents and maps of Iran's military and intelligence infrastructure as well as information regarding the relations between the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Hizbullah and the Islamic Jihad. In addition, the general was reported to possess information regarding the Iranian nuclear program as well as information about Iran's strategic military plans.


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