Iranian authorities have released American by Michael white

Detained in Iran a veteran of the US Navy Michael white was released and flew from Iran to Switzerland where I will go to the U.S., according to the associated Press, citing U.S. officials.

It is reported that Michael white is heading home aboard the Swiss government plane. The US special envoy on Iran Brian hook went to Zurich with the doctor, there to meet with white and accompany him to the United States.

Earlier, Iran's government has granted medical leave from prison sentenced to 13 years American Michael white who had contracted the coronavirus in the Iranian prison, and was paroled at the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.

The white verdict was handed down in March 2019. He was convicted of insulting the Iranian leadership and posting private photos.