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Washington calls Iran charges against US journalist 'absurd'

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By Euronews
Washington calls Iran charges against US journalist 'absurd'

<p>The charges held against US journalist Jason Rezaian by Iranian authorities are “absurd,” the White House said on Monday (April 20).</p> <p>Rezaian, the Washington Post’s bureau chief in Tehran, was detained in 2014. <a href="http://www.euronews.com/newswires/3008681-iran-charging-us-journalist-rezaian-with-espionage-other-crimes-washington-post/">According to the newspaper</a>, he has been charged with spying and other security-related charges.</p>