Chinese-American Princeton scholar Xiyue Wang freed in Iran prisoner swap deal

//Chinese-American Princeton scholar Xiyue Wang freed in Iran prisoner swap deal

Chinese-American Princeton scholar Xiyue Wang freed in Iran prisoner swap deal

Iran and the United States conducted a prisoner exchange on Saturday that saw a detained Princeton scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.In an trade conducted in Zurich, Switzerland, Iranian officials handed over Chinese-American graduate student Xiyue Wang, detained in Tehran since 2016, for scientist Massoud Soleimani, who had faced a federal trial in Georgia.While the exchange…

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