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American Journalist to Stand Trial in Iran Next Week

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The father of an American journalist charged
by Iran with espionage says he will stay in the country until his
daughter is released.
In an exclusive interview with Associated Press Television News
Thursday morning, Reza Saberi said he recently visited his daughter
and that she was extremely weak and thin.
The journalist's father demanded the Iranian government release
his daughter as soon as possible so she can return to her normal
life.
Roxana Saberi has been jailed for more than two months in Iran.
A judge announced Wednesday that she has been charged with
spying for the United States.
The judge said she would stand trial next week.


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