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Iran / Americans Arrested #944682

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 02, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Sciutto) The story of three Americans, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd & Josh Fattal, who were arrested in Iran while hiking as tourists near the border, presented; photos & area map shown; details given about the role of Swiss intermediaries. [Shon Mackfessel's friend Nour CHIDA†- worries about his friends.] Father Jacob Fattal quoted; photo shown of journalist Roxanne Saberi, who was earlier detained by Iran. [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†- says Iran will portray the three as spies.] How Iran may deal with the three Americans due to the tense relations with US discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:03:00

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