Tehran 0
3 June 2020

Sirous Asghari, an Iranian national detained in the U.S. in 2017, returned to Iran. The State Department’s spokesperson indicated that “the U.S. has tried to deport Sirous Asghari since December 2019, but the Iranian government repeatedly has held up the process”, adding: “as the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed… Asghari is not and has never been a participant in any prisoner swap with Iran”.

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