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Iran sentences American citizen to 10 year prison term

Iran's judiciary says it has sentenced an American citizen to 10 years in prison for allegedly "infiltrating" the country and gathering information.

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi announced the sentence during a briefing to reporters Sunday.

He did not provide details on the suspect's identity, saying only that the person was a dual national holding American citizenship and that of another country.

Ejehi says the verdict can be appealed.