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Special Report: Chinese firm helps Iran spy on citizens

An Iranian girl talks on her mobile phone in front of the national flag at a campaign centre in Tehran June 6, 2005. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

An Iranian girl talks on her mobile phone in front of the national flag at a campaign centre in Tehran June 6, 2005. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

An Iranian girl talks on her mobile phone in front of the national flag at a campaign centre in Tehran June 6, 2005. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files
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The logo of ZTE is seen inside a showroom in Shenzhen, China's southern Guangdong province April 16, 2010. Picture taken April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/Files

The logo of ZTE is seen inside a showroom in Shenzhen, China's southern Guangdong province April 16, 2010. Picture taken April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/Files

The logo of ZTE is seen inside a showroom in Shenzhen, China's southern Guangdong province April 16, 2010. Picture taken April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/Files
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A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran February 15, 2011. Picture taken February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/Files

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran February 15, 2011. Picture taken February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/Files

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran February 15, 2011. Picture taken February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/Files
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Pages from a 91-page document entitled "Talking to the future", which was presented by Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE to the government-controlled Iran Telecommunication Research Center in May 2008, are seen in this photo illustration taken in London, March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Simon Newman

Pages from a 91-page document entitled "Talking to the future", which was presented by Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE to the government-controlled Iran Telecommunication Research Center in May 2008, are seen in this photo...more

Pages from a 91-page document entitled "Talking to the future", which was presented by Chinese telecommunications equipment company ZTE to the government-controlled Iran Telecommunication Research Center in May 2008, are seen in this photo illustration taken in London, March 21, 2012. REUTERS/Simon Newman
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