0815 GMT November 19, 2019
"On the request [of his family], Iran has pursued the case on the basis of goodwill and some humanitarian considerations, but has also announced several times that it has no information about his situation," Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said.
Mousavi was reacting to a Western media report claiming that Iran had told the United Nations that Levinson was the subject of an ongoing criminal case.
The United States claims that Levinson disappeared while on a trip to Iran’s Kish Island in the Persian Gulf. But, Iranian officials have repeatedly denied knowledge of his disappearance or whereabouts.