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21:00  25 november  2020
21:00  25 november  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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British - Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is released by Iran in prisoner swap, two years after she was jailed. It was not immediately clear when Moore-Gilbert would arrive back in Australia . State TV aired video showing her with a gray hijab sitting at what appeared to be a greeting room at one of

IRAN-GB-DETAINED: Australian-British researcher released by Iran


DUBAI ( Reuters) - Iran has released an Australian-British researcher in exchange for three of its nationals detained abroad, a news site affiliated with Iranian public television reported Wednesday.

"An Iranian businessman and two Iranian nationals who were detained abroad on unfounded charges were exchanged with a dual-nationality spy named Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who worked for the Zionist regime," said on Twitter the "Young Journalists Club".

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East specialist at the University of Melbourne, was arrested in Iran in September 2018 and later sentenced to ten years in prison for espionage.

(Parisa Hafezi; French version Jean-Stéphane Brosse, edited by Jean-Philippe Lefief)

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