9 Nov 2017

Iranian TV reacts to Boris Johnson’s Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comment

The Prime Minister may have solved one problem by promoting Penny Mordaunt to replace Priti Patel as International Development Secretary. But the criticism of her foreign secretary Boris Johnson has continued. On Tuesday Mr Johnson suggested Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is in prison in Iran, was “training journalists”. Her family say she was there on holiday. Overnight Iranian state TV said Mr Johnson’s  comments amounted to an “unintended admission” of her guilt. Our report from political correspondent Michael Crick contains flashing images.