Shahram Amiri with family members
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Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri returns home

An Iranian scientist who claims he was kidnapped by the CIA in Saudi Arabia a year ago and taken to the United States has arrived back in Iran.

After greeting members of his family at Tehran airport, Shahram Amiri told reporters he had been subjected to "the harshest mental and physical torture".

He also denied that he had been heavily involved in Iran's nuclear programme. Jon Leyne reports.

  • 15 Jul 2010
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