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Inside the Secret Talks that Led to a U.S. Prisoner Exchange with Iran

Inside the Secret Talks that Led to a U.S. Prisoner Exchange with Iran

Update: 2021-11-024
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In 2019, when U.S. relations with Iran were at a low point, a non-governmental group called The Richardson Center mediated a prisoner swap between the two countries that brought home Xiyue Wang, a Chinese American graduate student. 


Mickey Bergman, the group’s vice president and executive director, helped direct the talks. He describes the negotiation on this episode.


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Inside the Secret Talks that Led to a U.S. Prisoner Exchange with Iran

Inside the Secret Talks that Led to a U.S. Prisoner Exchange with Iran