Jan 16, 2016, 7:02 PM
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US releases seven Iranian prisoners

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – An informed source said on Saturday that simultaneous with release of four dual national prisoners by the Islamic Republic of Iran, the US administration released seven Iranian prisoners.

The name of Iranian prisoners released by US are Nader Modanlou, Bahram Mekanik, Khosrow Afqahi, Arash Qahreman, Touraj Faridi, Nima Golestaneh and Ali Sabouni.
Iran has released four imprisoned US citizens, named as Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, Siyamak Namazi, Amir Hekmati and Saeed Abedini as part of a swap.
Earlier this day, Tehran's prosecutor general declared release of four dual nationals.
Speaking to reporters, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said in line with the ratification of the Supreme National Security Council, and the expediency of the Islamic system, four Iranians holding daual nationality were released.