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Iran Mentions Prisoner Swap, But Rezaian's Fate Still Unsure06:30
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In this photo taken on April 11, 2013, Jason Rezaian, right, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper The National, smile as they attend a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. (Vahid Salemi/AP)
In this photo taken on April 11, 2013, Jason Rezaian, right, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper The National, smile as they attend a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. (Vahid Salemi/AP)
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In a conversation with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the speaker of Iran's parliament mentioned a prisoner swap as a practical way that Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian could be freed.

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik talks with Here & Now's Lisa Mullins about the precedent this sets for other countries in the region in how they treat journalists, as two journalists were also arrested and then released this week in Turkey.

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This segment aired on September 4, 2015.

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