FLASHBACK: The US Covertly Shipped $400 Million To Iran On The Same Day It Released American Prisoners
Five years before Iranian state television said that the United States would send the country $7 billion in exchange for four Americans held in the country, former President Barack Obama’s administration sent Iran $400 million as it released other Americans in detention.
Iranian state television reported Saturday that four Americans accused of spying in the country would be released if the U.S. freed $7 billion in frozen oil funds. The U.S., however, has denied the report.
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