News

Trump calls for Iran to release ex-FBI agent Levinson

nearvideo trump administration committed to Robert Levinson back

The former FBI agent disappeared 10 years ago in Iran

President Trump took to Twitter late Sunday to urge Iran to release the retired FBI agent who had been missing in the country since 2007, and said it would be a very positive step in the direction of easing the tensions between the two countries since provocations on the Strait of Hormuz.

Robert Levinson ‘ s the source of the intrigue was to disappear. He disappeared during an unauthorized CIA mission. Iran admitted on Sunday that there is an open Revolutionary court procedure, Levinson.

“If Iran is able to turn to the USA former FBI Agent Robert A. Levinson has been missing, kidnapped, in Iran for 12 years, it would be tweeted a very positive step,” Trump.

If Levinson is alive, he would be kept the longest-trapped in history of the United States.

Last week, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, the State announced the Department $would offer 20 million for a $5 million reward posted for information leading to Levinson’s recovery and return.

GET THE FOX NEWS APP

The AP showed in 2013 that Levinson– 58– had to run on a mission for the CIA analysts who had no authority to espionage operations. Levinson had the family received a $2.5 million pension from the CIA, in order to prevent a lawsuit revealed details of his work, and the Agency forced three long-time analysts and disciplined seven others.

Fox News’ Brie Stimson and the Associated Press contributed to this report

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular