US residents Siamak Namazi (C-with glasses) and Morad Tahbaz are greeted upon their arrival on the Doha Worldwide Airport in Doha on September 18, 2023.
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President Joe Biden celebrated the discharge of 5 American prisoners from Iran.
“At the moment, 5 harmless Individuals who have been imprisoned in Iran are lastly coming dwelling,” Biden mentioned in an announcement.
Siamak Namazi, Morad Tahbaz, Emad Sharghi and two unnamed residents have been launched Monday as a part of a deal that unfroze $6 billion of Iranian cash from South Korea and led to the discharge of 5 Iranians imprisoned in the USA.
Biden thanked the emir of Qatar and the sultan of Oman for his or her help in facilitating the commerce.
The president within the assertion reminded Individuals to not journey to Iran, citing a State Division warning.
“The U.S. State Division has a longstanding journey warning that states: ‘Don’t journey to Iran because of the threat of kidnapping and the arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. residents.’ All Individuals ought to heed these phrases and don’t have any expectation that their launch may be secured if they don’t.”
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