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Iran says ready for full prisoner swap with US

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Iran is ready for a full prisoner exchange with the United States, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a virtual address to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Relations between Tehran and Washington have deteriorated sharply since 2018 when U.S. President Donald Trump exited Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with major powers and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran that have crippled its economy.


Washington has long demanded that Iran release U.S. citizens including Iranian-American father and son Baquer and Siamak Namazi.

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