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Date TimeSeptember 26, 2019
VoiceAn Iranian woman sentenced in the United States for violating sanctions against Tehran was released and has returned home, her lawyer told AFP Thursday, following her country's unsuccessful attempt at a prisoner swap.
Iranian woman convicted of US sanctions violation released
A judge in Minneapolis sentenced Negar Ghodskani to 27 months in prison on Tuesday, but determined the time she had already spent in custody in Australia and the United States was enough to fulfill her punishment.
Ghodskani "is now free in Iran with her family," her lawyer Robert Richman said in an email.

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