Iranian-American groups praise prisoner exchange
AIC Director of Communications Kayvon Afshari was quoted in a recent Reuters article on the prisoner swap and other developments in US-Iran relations. Read the full article.
The American Iranian Council, which promotes better relationships between the U.S. and Iran, went further, praising the deals between Washington and Teheran as portending a turning point after 37 years of icy relations between the two countries, beginning with Iranian revolution of 1979.
"The prisoner exchange, Iran's dutiful implementation of its nuclear obligations, and the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions all herald a new era of US-Iran relations,” Kayvon Afshari, council spokesman, said in an email on Sunday