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Iran frees U.S. citizen removing one hurdle to revive nuclear deal

The Hindu | 06/10/2022 04:05 PM | Click to read full article

Baquer Namazi, an 85-year-old Iranian American who was jailed in Iran on spying charges that the United States called baseless, is en route to Oman on Wednesday after Iranian authorities allowed him to leave for medical treatment.

The other U.S. citizens detained in Iran include environmentalist Tahbaz, 67, who also has British nationality, and businessman Shargi, 58.

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