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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 83501, tabled on 29 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations her Department has made to her Iranian counterpart on the continued detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe since her husband's hunger strike.

Answered on

2 December 2021

The Foreign Secretary recently discussed the cases of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Anoosheh Ashoori and Morad Tahbaz with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on 8 November. I raised their cases with my Iranian counterpart Deputy Foreign Minister, Bagheri Kani when he visited the FCDO on 11 November. Our Ambassador in Tehran also continues to regularly raise these cases with the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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