Spy trial of 'Post' reporter Jason Rezaian opens in Iran

May 26, 2015 7:10 AM

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Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian went on trial in Iran on Tuesday, the Agence France-Press news agency said, citing state media.

Tehran has not elaborated on the charges, but the Post has previously said he was charged with espionage. The trial is closed to the public, including Rezaian's family.

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