Iran's Foreign Minister in a twitter message has announced the flight of a plane carrying Ciruos Askari from the United States to Iran. Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Instagram page an hour ago" Hello friends, good news, The plane carrying Dr. Ciruos Askari flew from America.
Seyed Abbas Mousavi also said in a press conference with the media on Monday about the latest situation of the exchange of prisoners with the United States, saying: "Mr. Asgari's case is over. And I think that if there are no problems and new obstacles, he will return to the country in the next two or three days."
Askari, a 59-year-old professor of materials engineering who was acquitted in November 2019 on charges of stealing trade secrets related to his academic activities at Ohio State University, was arrested by the US Immigration Service for revoking his visa.