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Iran general: US paid Tehran $1.7 billion to release 'spies'

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(Worthy News) - An Iranian general this week claimed that the $400 million debt and $1.3 billion in interest the US has agreed to pay Iran from a pre-revolution international legal tribunal, was actually a ransom to secure the release of dual citizens recently freed by Iran as part of a prisoner swap.

The claim was vigorously denied by the US.

Tehran last week released four Iranian-American dual nationals, some of whom had been held for years, in a prisoner swap, while a fifth American was freed separately. In exchange, Washington granted clemency to seven Iranians. And it withdrew international arrest notices for 14 Iranians. [ Source ]

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