Responding to media reports regarding Robert Levinson, Iran’s diplomatic spokesperson indicated that "on the request [of his family], Iran has pursued the case on the basis of goodwill and some humanitarian considerations, but has also announced several times that it has no information about his situation”. He also stated that “Mr. Levinson does not have any legal or criminal case in any of [the] courts of the Islamic Republic of Iran”. President Trump subsequently asserted that “if Iran is able to turn over to the U.S. kidnapped former FBI Agent Robert A. Levinson... it would be a very positive step”. He added that “upon information and belief, Iran is, and has been, enriching uranium. That would be a very bad step!”
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