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Day: 8 March 2019

UK grants diplomatic protection to British national imprisoned in Iran

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced yesterday that the UK is to grant diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2016. Mr Hunt described this as an “important diplomatic step” which “demonstrates to the whole world that Nazanin is innocent.” The grant of diplomatic protection means that […]