Iran's Revolutionary Guard has arrested foreign diplomats

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards have arrested foreign diplomats on espionage charges, Iran's Fars news agency and state television reported.

The intelligence service of the Revolutionary Guards has identified and arrested diplomats from foreign embassies who were spying in Iran, Fars reported.

While according to the Iranian state television, one of the arrested is a Briton, who was then expelled from the country.

British Deputy Ambassador Giles Whittaker and other diplomats reportedly took soil samples in the military no-go zones while the Revolutionary Guards were conducting ballistic missile tests.

The British Foreign Office has not yet commented on the Iranian accusations.

Iranian media did not say when or how many diplomats were arrested or whether they were all expelled.

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