Report: US agrees to unfreeze $7 billion, free Iranians in prisoner swap with Tehran

Biden administration denies reports it agreed to free 4 Iranian suspects, release billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets in exchange.

David Rosenberg , | updated: 5:51 PM

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The United States has agreed to release Iranians accused of aiding the Tehran regime in the US, and unfreeze billions of dollars in Iranian assets as part of a prisoner exchange with Tehran, a news outlet aligned with the Iranian government reported Sunday afternoon.

Al Mayadeen, a Lebanese news outlet affiliated with the Iranian-aligned Hezbollah terrorist group reported Sunday that the Biden administration has agreed to free four Iranian nationals who have been accused of helping Tehran circumvent US sanctions.

In exchange, the Iranian government will free four American citizens held on spying charges.

The US will also, according to the report, unfreeze $7 billion in frozen Iranian assets.

The White House has denied the report, saying that no such agreement has been reached with Tehran.



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