Qatari jet waiting in Iran to ferry out US citizens as part of prisoner swap

DOHA, Qatar — A Qatari plane is waiting in Iran to carry US citizens who have been detained there, as part of a prisoner swap, a source briefed on details of the matter tells AFP.

“A Qatari jet is on standby in Iran to bring the five US citizens and two relatives to Doha,” the informed source says, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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