Iranian state television published images it said showed the CIA officers who were in touch with the suspected spies. There was no immediate comment on the Iranian allegations by the CIA or US officials.
Schulte, 29, alternated in his repetitive and rambling letter between despair and determination to prove he's wrongly accused in an embarrassing and damaging episode for the CIA that is known as the "Vault 7" leak.
"He said there is a criminal deep state. As you know, Representative Nunes has said he's also going to investigate the State Department. Do you believe there is a criminal deep state at the State Department?" Mike Pompeo was asked during the Congressional hearing.
Gina Haspel, facing allegations from opposition Democratic Senators and human rights bodies for her alleged role in CIA's interrogation program post 9/11, was confirmed by the Senate by 54-45 votes, after six Democratic senators supported her nomination.
Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst into Bin Laden’s compound in […]