Xiyue Wang had been held in an Iranian prison since 2016, after he was charged with espionage while in the country for graduate research. In exchange for Wang’s freedom, scientist Massoud Soleimani, who was accused of violating U.S. sanctions last year, was sent home to Iran.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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