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Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has expressed Tehran’s preparedness for further prisoner exchanges with the United States, following the swap of Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani with a US-Chinese national kept in Iran.
Iran’s foreign minister says freed Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani had been offered to stay in the United States.
An Iranian scientist who was released recently as part of a prisoner exchange between Iran and the United States says his inmates had been told that he was a terrorist.
Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says the screening of the people arrested in the recent violent protests is expected to end within the next two days, noting that those found innocent would be released immediately.
Iran has rejected the reports that former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who has gone missing in the Kish Island since 2007, has an open “criminal or judicial” case at Iran’s Revolution Court, saying the alleged case is of the kind opened for any missing person.
Spokesman for the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly rejected the Wall Street Journal’s claim that Iran has asked for the creation of a US consular service in the Swiss embassy in Tehran.
One year after the arrest and imprisonment of the Iranian stem cell scientist Dr. Masoud Soleimani by the United States government, his family has released a statement calling on all scholars across the world to condemn this move and the inhuman policies of the US government so as to avoid recurrence of such cases.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says some twenty Iranian people are jailed in various countries in the world on the false charge of bypassing the US sanctions, and Iran has proposed a list to the US to have them released.