The former Turkish diplomat convicted of spying, Nahit Imre, was sentenced to death by a military court in Istanbul on Friday (June 30).
MV Imre into court surrounded by security officers
MV ZOOM OUT Imre seated in dock with security man (right)
MV Judges on bench
MV Imre looking towards bench as newsmen take photographs of scene (2 shots)
MV Court recorder taking notes
MV Imre standing in dock as judges discuss case and senior judge addresses him (2 shots)
SV Imre preparing to leave dock
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Background: The former Turkish diplomat convicted of spying, Nahit Imre, was sentenced to death by a military court in Istanbul on Friday (June 30). Imre, aged 53, was arrested in September 1968 while serving at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (N.A.T.O.) headquarters in Brussels, and subsequently convicted of selling secret information on nuclear and space affairs and weapons systems to Rumanian and Bulgarian agents.
His sentence is subject to appeal.