Congressman Dan Kildee says Michigan’s Amir Hekmati, who was just freed from Iran in a prisoner swap negotiated with Tehran, is in good shape and spirits, and looking forward to getting home soon.
The Michigan Democrat flew to Germany to meet up with Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine, who is undergoing treatment at the U.S. military’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center along with Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and pastor Saeed Abedini.
Kildee told The Associated Press on Tuesday he spent several hours with Hekmati on Monday.
He says “last night he was sitting with his two sisters, his brothers and myself and he had a steak dinner, so he had a good night.”
The three Americans arrived in Germany late Sunday via Switzerland. A fourth stayed in Iran.