October 20, 2010 / 9:24 AM / 9 years ago

Iran confirms two detained Americans to face trial

Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal in Tehran, May 20, 2010. REUTERS/PRESS TV

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran’s intelligence minister confirmed on Wednesday that two U.S. citizens detained for more than a year will face trial, news reports said.

“The two Americans will be tried,” Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi was quoted as saying by ISNA news agency. “We will hand any evidence we have to the judiciary.”

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters on Tuesday that she had heard Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal would be tried on November 6 but she still hoped they would be released.

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