Iran foreign minister confirms release of Iranian-American and US Navy veteran

Reuters , Thursday 4 Jun 2020

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed the release of an Iranian-American imprisoned in the United States and a US Navy veteran imprisoned in Iran in a tweet on Thursday.

"Pleased that Dr. Majid Taheri and Mr. White will soon be joining their families," Zarif tweeted.

Michael White had been accused of a security-related charge in Iran and Taheri was imprisoned in the United States for violating US sanctions on Iran.

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