‘Utter outrage’: White House says US in talks with Iran over detained Americans

‘Utter outrage’: White House says US in talks with Iran over detained Americans

The Guardian

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President Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, calls the matter a ‘complete and utter outrage’

Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said on Sunday the US has begun to communicate with Iran over the detention of American citizens, calling the matter a “complete and utter outrage”.

Iran has arrested dozens of dual nationals, including several Americans, in recent years, mostly on espionage charges. Human rights activists accuse Tehran of trying to use the detentions to win concessions from other countries, a charge it dismisses.

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