Iranian state media reported Wednesday that an Iranian envoywill be allowed to meet the five Iranians detained in January by U.S. forces in the northern Iraqi town of Irbil.
"A representative from the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad will meet" the detainedIranians, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said.
In Baghdad, U.S. military spokesman Lt. Col.Christopher Garver had no immediate comment.
The U.S.military has accused the Iranians of having links to a network supplying fundsand weapons to insurgents in Iraqq. Iran denies this, saying that itsdetainees are diplomats.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16