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In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Iran's top leader backs the continuation of nuclear negotiations with the West but says he doubts they will succeed. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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FILE - This undated file photo released by his family via FreeAmir.org shows Amir Hekmati. Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine being held in Iran over the past two years on accusations of spying for the CIA. The former U.S. Marine convicted of criminal charges in Iran after being accused of working for the CIA will appeal for a new trial after already seeing his sentence reduced once, an Iranian news agency reported Sunday, May 25, 2014.(AP Photo/Hekmati family via FreeAmir.org, File)

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In this frame grab taken from video posted to YouTube, people dance to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy" on a rooftop in Tehran, Iran. Police in Iran have arrested six young people and shown them on state television for posting the video. While the song has sparked similar videos all over the world, in Iran some see the trend as promoting the spread of Western culture. And women are banned from dancing in public or appearing outside without the hijab in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo)

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Aaron Sorenson, with the Free Amir campaign, signs a poster during a rally in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House, in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, with family members and supporters of Amir Hekmati, a former Marine incarcerated in Iran since 2011, calling for his release. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Former Marine Terry Mahoney speaks in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House, in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, during a gathering of family members and supporters of Amir Hekmati, a former Marine from Michigan incarcerated in Iran since 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Ramy Kurdi listens as left, as his wife Sarah Hekmati, sister of Amir Hekmati, a former Marine from Michigan incarcerated in Iran since 2011, speaks in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, during a gather of family members and supporters calling for Amir Hekmati's freedom. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., right, accompanied by Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., holds a poster with the image and story of one of his constituents, Amir Hekmati, a former Marine incarcerated in Iran since 2011, during a gathering in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, with family members and supporters calling for Hekmati's release. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)