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US NewsIran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe

17:21  24 june  2019
17:21  24 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran 's foreign ministry spokesman said on Zaghari - Ratcliffe ’s husband Richard started a hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London last week to draw attention to his wife’s plight.

Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran 's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran. " Iran does not recognise dual nationality," he said.

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe © Reuters/Handout . Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph handed out by her family

LONDON (Reuters) - Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran.

"Mrs Zaghari is an Iranian. She has been convicted on security charges and is spending her sentence in prison," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, was quoted as saying by the state media.

"Iran does not recognise dual nationality," he said.

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LONDON (Reuters) – Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran ’s foreign ministry spokesman said on FILE PHOTO: Iranian - British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph handed out by her family.

LONDON (Reuters) - Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran 's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran. "Mrs Zaghari is an Iranian .

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Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe © Getty Iranians say their 'bones breaking' under US sanctions

Foreign Office minister Andrew Murrison pressed Iran for the "urgent and unconditional release" of Zaghari-Ratcliffe on Sunday, during a visit to Iran to discuss the situation in the Middle East, his ministerial area of responsibility.

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Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran ’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call Zaghari - Ratcliffe , a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport

LONDON: Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran ’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran. “Mrs Zaghari is an Iranian .

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe © Reuters/Peter Nicholls FILE PHOTO: Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, outside the Iranian Embassy in London Related: Iran sets up terror cells as sanctions bite

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe © Getty Iran sets up terror cells as sanctions bite

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport as she headed back to Britain with her daughter after a family visit.

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Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe © PA

She was sentenced after being convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran's clerical establishment, a charge denied by her family and the Foundation, a charity organisation that operates independently of Thomson Reuters and Reuters News.

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LONDON (Reuters) - Jailed British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe has been temporarily released in Iran for two weeks, her husband said on Tuesday. Zaghari - Ratcliffe , 40, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport

FILE PHOTO: Iranian - British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph handed out by her family. LONDON (Reuters) - A trial of British - Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari - Ratcliffe scheduled for Sunday in Iran has been postponed, a British lawmaker said on

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband Richard started a hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London last week to draw attention to his wife's plight.

"We do not approve such measures.. They are against international conventions," Mousavi said in the statement. "If someone has a request, we advise them follow it through legal channels and let the Iranian embassy do its work."

Ratcliffe did not immediately respond to attempts by Reuters to contact him for a response to Mousavi's comments.

(Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky and Jon Boyle)

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