The US and Iran have exchanged prisoners

Professor from Iran Sirus Asgari, who was arrested in the US in 2019, on charges of stealing commercial secrets, 3 Jun returned home, reported the Agency IRNA.

Us court acquitted the scientist, however, he was again taken into custody, now – because of the violation of immigration rules, reminds Agency.

Media reported that the results Asgari was delayed due to the fact that he was infected by a coronavirus and was under medical supervision.

In exchange, Iran agreed to release from prison a veteran of the naval forces of the USA Michael white, who was detained in 2018 on charges of insulting Iranian authorities.

4 June the US President Donald trump wrote on Twitter: “Happy to announce that the Navy veteran Michael white, who for 683 days in prison in Iran, located on the Swiss plane, which had just left Iranian airspace. We expect that he will soon be home with his family in America.”

The us President thanked Switzerland for mediation.

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