Leaked cables reveal South African spy contacts with CIA, Israel's Mossad and Iranian agents

February 24, 2015 6:00 PM

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JOHANNESBURG – Once the small talk had subsided, the 2012 meeting between intelligence agents from Iran and South Africa in an Iranian guesthouse reportedly went downhill.

"Until high level Ministerial interaction has taken place it is evident that this relationship in all honesty is doomed," a vexed South African agent wrote in a purportedly secret cable, one in a trove of South African intelligence documents published this week by The Guardian and Al-Jazeera news or...

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