US agrees prisoner release deal with Iran

On the same day that the IAEA confirmed Iran’s compliance with its obligations under the JCPOA, triggering substantial relief from EU and US sanctions, the US announced a separate prisoner release deal with Iran. Under the deal, the US offered clemency to 7 convicted or accused sanctions violators in the US, in exchange for the release of 5 Americans who...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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