Iran withholds judgment against Jason Rezaian

Iran withholds judgment against Jason Rezaian

World October 11, 2015 22:56

- A court in Iran would have an appointment in the notorious case against Jason Rezaian ( 39 ), correspondent for The Washington Post. According to the newspaper, however, is still unclear what the verdict.

The journalist was arrested in July 2014, including on suspicion of espionage. Given the precarious relationship of Iran and the United States the detention of the correspondent was a difficult issue for both countries.

A spokesman for the Iranian judiciary said that the verdict has not yet made ​​public because there is appealed. According to The Washington Post, however, Tehran is working behind the scenes to a political oplossing. A spokesman for the US State Department in Washington said Sunday that the US is closely studying the case.

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