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Sep 18

Iran Project Statement on the Release of Americans Unjustly Held in Iran

The Iran Project supports the Biden Administration’s efforts that secured the freedom of five American citizens detained in Iran. By bringing home Siamak Namazi, Emad Shargi, Morad Tahbaz, and two others whose names have not been released, President Biden has once again fulfilled a commitment to protecting Americans wrongfully imprisoned abroad. This result was notably achieved through principled diplomacy carried out by U.S. officials over more than two years of quiet direct and indirect negotiations with the government of Iran.

View the full statement here.