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Freed hostage expected back in US this week

Richard Queen, the US diplomat freed after eight months as a hostage in Iran, was in good condition Sunday at the US Air Force Base in Wiesbaden, West Germany , a State Department official said. Mr. Queen, who was hospitalized in Iran, was released Friday on orders of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and is expected to return to the United States this week.

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