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the landmark around nuclear deal going into effect Saturday we can explosives about I around in media reporting the release of four Americans held in its prisons including Washington post reporter Jason Rezaian diplomat already gathering in Vienna to announce Tehran compliance with curbs on its nuclear program and lifting of international sanctions that have crippled around economy today today then it would be proved to the world that threats , sanctions intimidation pressure don't work respect works , reach mutually acceptable solution the one hundred fifty nine page nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers makes no mention of prisoners , and president Barack Obama was excoriated by Republicans in Congress for making a deal that left Americans in Iranian jails it's not clear if the prisoner exchange was negotiated in secret when the nuclear deal was signed last year or if it's a sign of thawing relations and the pact was reached Jason Rezaian to Tehran bureau chief for The Washington Post had been held since twenty fourteen on charges of espionage , charges his newspaper called ludicrous , you can present a thorn in you S. Iranian relations he and three other Americans are reportedly being released in exchange for six Iranian held in the U. S.