Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
2021-02-07T00:00:01+00:00

Great Britain expels three alleged Chinese spies posing as journalists

Great Britain expels three alleged  Chinese spies posing as journalists
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Three Chinese citizens - suspected to be spies posing as journalists - must leave Great Britain. This was reported by the Daily Telegraph with reference to a high-ranking government source in London.

The MI5 intelligence service uncovered the true identities of the three spies; the report continues. They had been working for the Chinese Ministry of State Security. According to the report, all three individuals claimed to "work for three different Chinese media agencies" and had entered the country in the past 12 months.

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