Freed Saberi Arrives in Austria

Journalist promises to give details on case after recovering from prison ordeal
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 15, 2009 2:56 AM CDT
Roxana Saberi talks with media after she arrives at the airport in Schwechat, Austria, today.   (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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(Newser) – Freed US journalist Roxana Saberi arrived in Austria today after leaving Iran, AP reports. A beaming Saberi—released this week after spending four months in an Iranian jail accused of spying—thanked all of her supporters. "Both journalists and non-journalists around the world supported me very much and it was very moving for me to hear this," she said.

The Iranian-American said she would spend some time in Austria recovering from her ordeal before returning home to Colorado, and that she would share more information on her case once she had recuperated. "Nobody knows about it as well as I do," she told reporters at Vienna's airport. "I will talk about it more in the future, but I am not prepared at this time."