Ghasemi said White has not been abused or mistreated, calling the former prisoner's allegations "psychological warfare", according to the AP.
He had booked a return flight to San Diego for 27 July, she said.
White's mother, Joanne, toldthe New York Times her son had visited Iran "five or six times" to meet his Iranian girlfriend.
"Michael White was arrested in the city of Mashhad a while ago, and within a few days after his arrest the USA government was informed of the arrest through the Swiss Embassy in Tehran", ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said.
"Due to privacy considerations, we have no additional information to provide at this time", the representative said.
She and her husband, who have been married for nearly 15 years, have discussed divorce, she said, but she was hoping they had strengthened their relationship in the past six months as she helped him through chemotherapy.
Kelly Manager For Threatening Victims Father The R&B singer is allegedly holding Joycelyn Savage against her will, according to her family, though she denies the allegations. A Cook County State's Attorney representative said officials are "in the process of reviewing and following up on these calls".
Iran has not yet made public the arrest of White and no specific charges have been made clear. "We have no higher priority than the safety and security of USA citizens overseas".
His family say he suffers from acute asthma and shortly before his latest visit he underwent chemotherapy for a neck tumour.
Siamak Namazi, another son of Baquer, is being held following a clandestine trial in which he was convicted of collaborating with a hostile state. The son was held while visiting relatives in Tehran; both were sentenced in 2016 to 10 years in prison for what the Iranian government said was "cooperating with Iran's enemies", which usually implies cooperating with the United States. While the Trump administration offered to discuss prisoners past year, a senior administrative official said Iran turned that offer down, leaving the fate of the Americans unclear.
The prisoner issue has long added to the tensions between Iran and the United States.
Another US man has been missing in Iran for over a decade.
At least four USA citizens and one US permanent resident are now being held by Iran.
President Donald Trump withdrew from an worldwide agreement Iran's nuclear programme and re-imposed sanctions previous year that hit the Iranian economy hard.
Since the Yellow Vest demonstrations began, 5,600 were arrested and more than 1,000 were sentenced to prison, said Philippe. The proportion of people who declared themselves "very dissatisfied" by his leadership jumped by six points to 45 percent.
He's built dominant defenses in different eras, successfully adapting to changes in personnel, philosophies and style. A year ago when Matt Nagy was hired as head coach a big question was whether or not Vic Fangio would have stayed.
Destructive wildfires erupted all over California in 2018, including the massive Camp Fire in Northern California. Newsom also pitched an additional $105 million to help California prevent and battle wildfires.
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As of December 29, New Brunswick had 579 lab-confirmed cases, 577 of them influenza A and two of influenza B. Those in at-risk groups include people aged 65 and over, pregnant women and people with chronic illness.
Since coming to power in May, Mahathir's government has accused the Najib administration of inflating the cost of Chinese deals. Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told local media that he could not confirm the claims but would look into the matter.
Noel rose up to meet him at the rim, and while the two were in mid-air, Wiggins' lead arm caught Noel right in the face. Westbrook made two more free throws to close the gap to the final margin of two points.
Part of the investigation included viewing the surveillance cameras at the store where the ticket was purchased. His punt on a pre-Christmas payout paid off big time with the ticket winning him $US10 million ($14 million).
Millions of USA taxpayers will still receive refunds despite an ongoing partial government shutdown , the White House has said. A $3 billion "contingency" fund was appropriated by lawmakers for SNAP a year ago , The Post reports .
Second repeating fast radio burst from space discovered
The search for FRBs has a simple motivation: so far, we have too few observations to settle on a cause for the phenomenon. While interesting, these new observations, he said, can not tell us about the nature of these sources-at least not yet.
Felix Tshisekedi: son, heir and president-elect
It is not immediately clear if Mr Fayulu, who led in polling and warned against electoral manipulation, will contest the results. Opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaks to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo , Jan. 10, 2019.
Jeff Bezos, Wife MacKenzie Bezos Divorcing After 25 Years
The billionaire executive and his novelist wife have four children; one daughter, who they adopted from China, and three sons. Nobody really knows what "loving exploration" is or why these two broke up, and quite frankly, they probably don't care.
Gregg Williams relieved of duties, no longer with Browns
Browns GM John Dorsey spoke highly of Kitchens' ability to improve the offense during his post-season press conference. ESPN's Chris Mortensen was the first to report the hiring, adding an official announcement will come later today.