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Iran Frees Former Nuclear Negotiator On Bail


http://gdb.rferl.org/EE3B2CDC-177C-4B2C-8A19-25816A74AB34_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/EE3B2CDC-177C-4B2C-8A19-25816A74AB34_mw800_mh600.jpg Hossein Musavian (undated file photo) (Fars) May 9, 2007 -- Iran has freed on bail a former nuclear negotiator after holding him on security charges for more than a week.


The Fars news agency reports thatHossein Musavian was freed today after paying $215,000 bail.


Musavian, a former official in the National Security Council, was replaced following the 2005 election of President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.


He is seen as a moderate close to former President Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani.


(Fars, AFP)

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