They Thought, Why Not Iran? The Decision Upended Their Lives.
At least three other US citizens of Iranian origin have been in Iran for years.
“Over the past decade, Iran has often pursued its foreign policy goals through detention and hostage of dual citizens. This latest imprisonment of Imad Shargi is consistent with this track record, ”said the director of Hadi Gheemi, Human Rights Center in Iran, A New York-based advocacy group.
As the Biden administration attempts to define how to deal with Iran, which may include a withdrawal to the nuclear deal, families of imprisoned Americans prefer the administration to return its loved ones in any negotiations Are calling
The Mr. Trump administration worked with Iran in prisoner swap deals, which released two American citizens by Iranians – Xiaoyu Wang, A Princeton graduate student, and Michael r white, A Navy veteran. Other imprisoned Americans are officially considered Iranian citizens by Iran, despite having a United States passport.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced on Monday that the United States would join 58 countries, aiming to create a universal approach to taking state-sponsored hostages and facing arbitrary restraints.
“We will work with our allies, many of whom also currently have civilians detained by the Iranian government, for their release and Iran’s abomination of using unjust detention of foreign nationals as a political tool To stand for practice ”the State Department said. Through a spokesperson.
While talking about her husband, Ms. Amidi Shargi recites one of her poems about a feather that has broken wings that show even after prolonged sitting that flexibility helps her to fly again Can do.