The Federal Bureau of Investigation declined to comment on Hashemi’s detention.
Press TV has released a statement with regard to the detention and imprisonment of its anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi in the United States. Read the statement here:
Also Javad Zarif Iran’s foreign minister criticised the arrest:
“The arrest of Marzieh Hashemi by America is an unacceptable political act that tramples on freedom of speech, The Americans must immediately end this political game,” Zarif told Al-Alam TV.