White House seeks to verify reports on Iran death sentence

By REUTERS
January 9, 2012 18:19




WASHINGTON - The White House said on Monday it is aware of reports that an Iranian court has sentenced American citizen Amir Mirza Hekmati to death and is working to verify them.

"If true, we strongly condemn such a verdict and will work with our partners to convey our condemnation to the Iranian government," White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said in a statement.


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