Iran Sentences an American Citizen, a Navy Veteran, to 10 Years in Prison

 wsj.com  3/17/2019 4:23:34 AM   Ben Kesling

WASHINGTON—Iranian authorities handed down a 10-year prison sentence to U.S. Navy veteran Michael White, who has been held since last July, his attorney said Saturday.

Mr. White, whose arrest was confirmed in January by Iranian authorities, was detained as he and his Iranian girlfriend attempted to leave the country from Mashhad, Iran’s second-largest city, in July.

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