U.S demands to release its ‘wrongfully’ detained citizens by Iran

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WASHINGTON: According to the official press release of U.S State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has given a statement on the 41st anniversary of the U.S embassy in Tehran.

Pompeo remarked that, forty-one years ago today, Ayatollah Khomeini’s followers broke into the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took more than 50 U.S. diplomats hostage. He also mentioned that, for the next 444 days, the Iranian regime tormented these brave Americans and their families who did not know if they would ever see their loved ones again. The survivors of the Iran hostage crisis embody the courage of our diplomatic corps. Today we honor the sacrifice made by these patriots and those who worked tirelessly to free them, the official statement underscored.
While criticizing the Iranian regime, Secretary of State commented that, even today the Iranian regime continues to utilize the inhumane tactic of hostage-taking to advance its destructive agenda in the region and across the world. Pompeo also demanded from Iran on behalf of U.S to release wrongfully detained U.S. citizens Morad Tahbaz and Siamak and Baquer Namazi. Iran has still not accounted for the fate of FBI agent Robert Levinson, who was abducted more than 13 years ago. While concluding his statement, Pompeo stated that these innocent people are not the only victims of the Iranian regime’s brutality. The regime’s longest-suffering victims are the Iranian people, and they deserve better.

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