ACLJ: Obama Admin. Betrayed Pastor Saeed, Others

November 26, 2013

The American Center for Law and Justice says the Obama administration should never have struck a deal with Iran without part of the terms being the release of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini and other Americans being held in Iranian prisons.

ACLJ Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow says basically, President Barack Obama and Secretary of John Kerry turned their back on their fellow Americans.

"It is outrageous and a betrayal of American Pastor Saeed Abedini who has spent more than a year in an Iranian prison simply because of his Christian faith," Sekulow said, following word of a deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear program and world sanctions against it.

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