American citizen held in Iran for more than six years released to seek medical treatment, UN spokesperson says

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An elderly American wrongfully held in Iran for more than six years has been permitted to leave the country “to seek medical treatment abroad,” according to a statement from UN Secretary General spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric. Baquer Namazi, 85, was released from detention, along with his son Siamak Namazi, Dujarric said. The conditions of what appears to be a temporary release for both father and son are unclear at this time.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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