U.S. Representatives Robert Pittenger, center, Dan Kildee, right, and Jared Huffman, left, talk to media people at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Three U.S. Congressmen traveled Monday to the medical center in Germany where three Americans, released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap, are being treated.Kildee said the three men would return to the United States "as soon as possible".North Carolina Rep. Robert Pittenger said the release of the three men, as well as a fourth who stayed in Iran, had come at a heavy price. They were exchanged for pardons or charges dropped against seven Iranians held by the United States. A fifth American, student Matthew Trevithick, who had been detained in Iran for roughly 40 days, was released separately.
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