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Iranian Jews Sentences Reduced

September 21, 2000

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) _ An Iranian appeals court has reduced the sentences of 10 Iranian Jews convicted of spying for Israel, a senior judiciary official said Thursday.

The court annulled two of the three convictions on which the 10 were found guilty and reduced the prison term from ranges of four to 13 years to terms of two to nine years, said Hossein Ali Amiri, judiciary chief of southern Fars province where the 10 Jews were tried.

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