Washington 0
10 December 2018

Secretary Pompeo called for "a moment to remember the innocent Americans held hostage by Iran, and their families" on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. He went on assert that the Iranian "regime must release Bob Levinson and all other U.S. hostages immediately". "In public, the Iranian regime pretends to be a normal government", stated an accompanying video, "but behind the act is a terrifying reality: Iran's policy of taking innocent people hostage".

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