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Grad student Xiyue Wang will be released in U.S.-Iran prisoner swap

The United States and Iran have agreed to a prisoner swap. Xiyue Wang, a Princeton University graduate student who was detained in Iran in 2016 and charged with spying, will be released. In exchange, the U.S. will release an Iranian researcher. Both countries credit the Swiss government for brokering the deal.
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