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Iran and the United States have reportedly agreed to exchange prisoners


Al Meyadin channel, located in Lebanon and known for its proximity to Iran, Iran and USAA spokesman for the US State Department said the allegations were made after a mutual prisoner exchange case Ned Price denied the allegations.

A new prisoner exchange between Iran and the United States has been added. Al-Mayadin, a Lebanese channel known for its proximity to Iran, claimed that the United States and Iran had agreed to exchange prisoners. The report, based on an unnamed source, claimed that Iran would release four US citizens accused of spying for four Iranian prisoners in the United States and that the United States would return a $ 7 billion frozen Iranian fund.

Refusal from the United States

Ned Price, a spokesman for the US State Department, denied media reports that a prisoner exchange agreement had been reached. “We will not stop until we reunite.”

On the other hand, White House Secretary of State Ron Clain said in a television program that the news of an agreement on the exchange of prisoners was not true and that there was no agreement on the release of the four. US citizens detained in Iran. “We’re working hard to release them,” Clain said.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe is claimed to be worth 400 million pounds.

Iranian state television claimed that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, an Iranian-British citizen imprisoned in Iran since April 3, 2016, could be released for 400 million liras. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in prison and released after being accused of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. Last week, Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to one year in prison in 2009 for “propaganda against the system” for participating in a protest in front of the Iranian embassy in London.

Give up England

The British Foreign Office denied reports of the release of Zaghari-Ratcliffe, which serves Iranian state television, and said no such agreement had been reached between Iran and Britain. (PUA)

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