Iran frees Jason Rezaian, three other dual-American citizens




 
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Iran frees Jason Rezaian, three other dual-American citizens
 
January 16th, 2016  
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Iran frees Jason Rezaian, three other dual-American citizens
Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent, was among four Iranian-Americans freed Saturday in a prisoner swap, as a nuclear deal with world powers edged closer to being sealed. Iranian state television and the judiciary reported that the four were released for seven Iranians in US custody, with an official in Washington confirming the exchange. As well as Rezaian, Iran agreed to free Saeed Abedini, a Christian pastor from Idaho, Amir Hekmati, a former US Marine, and a fourth man named Nosratollah Khosravi.




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