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Two Swedes Freed In Iran Prisoner Swap Now Back In Sweden: PM's Office

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Two Swedes freed in a prisoner swap with Iran landed back home in Sweden on Saturday evening, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson's office told AFP.

Spokeswoman Siri Steijer said she "could confirm" the return of Johan Floderus, an EU diplomat, and Saeed Azizi, who were released earlier on Saturday by Tehran in exchange for Hamid Noury, a 63-year-old Iranian former prisons official serving a life sentence in Sweden.

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