Monday, August 08, 2016

State won't discuss Clinton email link to Iran executing nuke scientist spy

State won't discuss Clinton email link to Iran executing nuke scientist spy: A State Department spokeswoman dodged questions Monday about whether the discussion of Shahram Amiri, an Iranian scientist who was executed by the Iranian government for working with the U.S., in a pair of Hillary Clinton's private emails may have played a role in his recent fate. We're not going to comment on what may have led to this event, said Elizabeth Trudeau, a State Department spokeswoman. I couldn't speak to Iranian judicial procedures related to this specific case, Trudeau said. We've made our concerns known writ large around Iranian due process. She noted the State Department had been very public about this case when [Amiri] chose to return to Iran, pointing to a press conference Clinton gave in July 2010.

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