Iran is reportedly claiming that it successfully uprooted a CIA-led cyberespionage operation and arrested several U.S. spies in the process.

"One of the most complicated CIA cyberespionage networks that had an important role in the CIA's operations in different countries was exposed by the Iranian intelligence agencies a while ago and was dismantled," said Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Reuters reported on Monday, citing Iranian state broadcaster IRIB.

"We shared the information about the exposed network with our allies that led to the identification and arrest of CIA intelligence agents," Shamkhani reportedly continued.

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