American journalist to be tried in Iran soon
Director General of Tehran Province Justice Department Gholam Hossein Esmaili said that American journalist Jason Rezaei will be put on trial in Iran soon, the country's official IRNA news agency reported Jan. 28.
The final verdict for Rezaei case would be announced at the end of the legal procedures, Esmaili stressed.
The official added that Rezaei has been in touch with his family since his arrest.
Jason Rezaei is an Iranian-born American journalist who was arrested for security charges along with his wife and one of his friends who were released later. Rezaei is in jail waiting for his trial.