The Iranian government has confirmed a newspaper report on the arrest of a U.S. citizen in the city of Mashhad in northeast Iran. According to foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi from Wednesday, the American interest representation was set in the Swiss Embassy in Tehran immediately about the arrest. Details about the case and the reasons for the arrest Ghassemi is not called. These would be announced in due course by the competent authorities, said the spokesman.
The "New York Times" had previously reported, citing the mother of the victims, a Marine Veteran by the name of Michael White (46) from California will have been detained since the end of July in Iran. He had been arrested under unclear allegations, as he had to visit his Iranian friend. Joanne White - the mother - have said, your son would have at 27. July to return from Iran, via Dubai, had boarded the plane but never.
at Least three other Americans detained
According to the "New York Times" be at least recorded, three more Americans in Iran for years. A further US citizens will be there has been missing for more than a decade. The US and Iran are enemies since a long time. In the past year, the US President, Donald Trump had harsh sanctions enter into force, after he had announced the nuclear Deal with Tehran. (dpa)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy