Naghmeh also told the Commission her disappointment with the lack of involvement by the U.S. government. "I must tell you that I am disappointed with my government," she said. "I am disappointed that our President and our State Department have not fully engaged this case – disappointed that this great country is not doing more to free my husband, a U.S. citizen. I expect more from our government. We should know that as American citizens, our government will stand up for us. I have been told that I have not requested the assistance of the State Department. That is not the case. I have pleaded many times for their help to free my husband. I continue to ask our government to bring my husband, my children's father, back home."Following the testimony, Chairman Wolf said his Commission had been in touch with Secretary of State Kerry's office and will be formally requesting that someone designated by Secretary Kerry meet directly with Naghmeh soon to discuss her husband's plight.
State Dept. Snubs Congressional Panel As ACLJ & Wife Of American Pastor Imprisoned In Iran Calls For More U.S. Involvement To Free U.S. Citizen
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