Syria: Iranian pilgrims freed

Issue 939 - 24 Jan 2013 | 1 minute read

On 9 January, Syrian anti-government forces freed 48 Iranians who had been held since August, in exchange for the release of more than 2,000 detainees (GSN 934/5). The exchange was brokered by Iran, Turkey and Qatar.

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