Obama calls on Iran to release U.S. citizens

March 20, 2015 3:54 PM

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WASHINGTON — President Obama called on Iran Friday to release U.S. citizens believed to be in Tehran's custody.

In a statement tied to the Iranian holiday of Nowruz, Obama said that "at this time of renewal, compassion, and understanding, I reiterate my commitment to bringing our citizens home."

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