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Detained in the United States Iranian scientist flew home

Detained in the United States Iranian scientist Cyrus Asgari, who was involved in the exchange of prisoners between Washington and Tehran, flew from the United States to Iran, Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.

"The good news. The plane with Dr. Sirus Asgari flew from the United States," - wrote in his Instagram Zarif, congratulating the family of the scientist.

On Monday the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Mousavi reported that Asgari has to return home in the coming days.

Asghari was arrested in the US in 2017 for charges of violating us sanctions against Iran. Despite the fact that the court in the US met Asgari still held in immigration jail under the pretext that his visa had expired during the process, and Asgari allegedly turned out to be an illegal migrant in the United States. Asgari said that he is willing to buy a ticket home.

It is assumed that Iran could release the American of Michael white, who had contracted the coronavirus in the Iranian prison, and was paroled at the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.