Release of Michael White


Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

We are bringing another American home. Michael White, a U.S. Navy veteran who has been wrongfully jailed in Iran for nearly two years, has been released. He is now on his way back to the United States, where we look forward to reuniting him with his family. I commend U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook for negotiating Mr. White’s release with the Iranians. I thank the Swiss government and the work of our diplomats for facilitating this successful diplomacy.


While we are pleased that Iran was constructive in this matter, there is more work to do. The United States will not rest until we bring every American detained in Iran and around the world back home to their loved ones. The United States continues to call for the release of U.S. citizens Baquer Namazi, Siamak Namazi, and Morad Tahbaz, who have been wrongfully detained in Iran for far too long, and to provide a full accounting of the fate of Robert Levinson.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

© 2001-2020 by WireNews Limited

Registered in Scotland, No. SC660524

Group VAT GB342503923

WireNews ™ is a trademark of WireNews Limited

Privacy - Legal - DMCA

CrunchBase

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn