Mar 26, 2014, 10:09 AM
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US spokesman calls for immediate release of Iranian border guards

Tehran, March 26, IRNA – Spokesman for the US Department of State Alan Eyre called for immediate release and safe return of the kidnapped Iranian border guards in Pakistan.

The Persian-language speaking spokesperson made the remarks in an interview with the BBC Persian on Tuesday.

Touching on possible martyrdom of one of the five abducted Iranian border guards named Jamshid Danaie far, he added that the US has seen the unconfirmed reports on the killing of the Iranian guard by terrorist group-let called 'Jeish al-Adl'.

Saying that the US is closely watching the case, he expressed hope that the report is not true.