1 October 2022

The UN Secretary-General announced that “our former colleague Baquer Namazi has been permitted to leave Iran for medical treatment abroad… Baquer Namazi’s son, Siamak Namazi, has been released from detention”. The State Department said it was “deeply gratified” by the news regarding the two U.S. nationals, adding: “Our efforts are far from over. We remain committed and determined to securing the freedom of all Americans unjustly detained in Iran and elsewhere”.

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