US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on 'show trial'

Iran 0 Comment 0

Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese IT expert jailed for espionage, says his release may have served to reduce tensions between US and Iran

A Lebanese man who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”, adding that his release served to de-escalate tensions between the US and Iran.

In his first comments after arriving in his native Lebanon, Nizar Zakka denied reports that his release was part of a wider deal but suggested that it had helped avert further escalation in the region.

Related: Iran’s foreign minister warns US ‘cannot expect to stay safe’

Continue reading…
Source: iran
Link : US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on ‘show trial’

Author

Leave a comment

Search

Back to Top