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Iran and Sweden Agree to a Prisoner Swap Freeing Man Convicted of war Crimes over '88 Executions

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran and Sweden agreed Saturday to a prisoner swap, freeing Hamid Nouri, convicted of war crimes by Sweden over mass 1988 executions in the Islamic Republic, in exchange for two men held by Tehran. Iran released Johan Floderus, a Swede who had been working for the European Union’s diplomatic corps, as well as a man identified as Saeed Azizi by Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. They "are now on a plane home to Sweden, and will soon be reunited with their families,” Kristersson wrote...

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