Iranian scientist free to go: Hillary Clinton

Written by: Devaki
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Washington, Jul 14: Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State on Wednesday, Jul 14 that the Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri who said that he was abducted by the US and took refuge in the Iran's office at the Pakistan Embassy in US is 'free to go'.

Clinton informed the media at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department that Mr Amiri has been in the US of his own free will and he is free to go. She added that he was scheduled to travel to Iran on Jul 13 but was unable to make the necessary arrangements to reach Iran through transit nations.

Clinton, ironically informed that Iran continues to hold three young US citizens against their well. "And we reiterate our request that they be released and allowed to return to their families on a humanitarian basis," she said. She urged Iranian cooperation the safe return for Robert Levinson, who has been missing in Iran since 2007.

Amiri turned up at the Iranian intersection at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington on Wednesday, Jul 14 days after he alleged in a video on YouTube that he had been abducted by the US Spies from Saudi Arabia.

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