US special representative for Iran, Brian Hook, stands with Xiyue Wang in Zurich, Switzerland, after Wang was released in a prisoner swap with Iran. Photo: AP

Chinese-American Princeton scholar Xiyue Wang freed in Iran prisoner swap deal

  • Xiyue Wang, a naturalised US citizen originally from China, was detained in Iran in 2016 and jailed for 10 years on spying charges
  • In exchange for his release, US officials have freed Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani, who faced charges of violating trade sanctions
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US special representative for Iran, Brian Hook, stands with Xiyue Wang in Zurich, Switzerland, after Wang was released in a prisoner swap with Iran. Photo: AP
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