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Danish, two Austrians exchanged for Iran’s Assadi in Iran-Belgium prisoner swap

2 June 2023 21:40 (UTC+04:00)
Danish, two Austrians exchanged for Iran’s Assadi in Iran-Belgium prisoner swap

Three other Europeans have been exchanged for Iranian diplomat Asadollah Assadi in the Iran-Belgium prisoner swap which saw Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele released last week, a spokesperson for the Belgian government told Reuters, adding that it concerned two Austrians and a Danish national, Azernews reports, citing Al Arabiya.

Assadi had been convicted in Belgium in 2021 in connection to a foiled bomb plot in France and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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