Mothers visit US prisoners in Iran

US prisoners reunite with mothers for the first time since their detention in July.

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The mothers of three young Americans detained in Iran since July will meet with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran.

The trio are accused of spying – but their families deny the accusation, saying they were only hiking in Iraq’s scenic north, and accidentally crossed the border into Iran.

Al Jazeera’s Alireza Ronaghi reports.

Source: Al Jazeera