15 Nov 2017

Richard Ratcliffe holds ‘constructive’ talks with Boris Johnson

Political Correspondent

Nineteen months after the British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Tehran, her husband has managed to meet the Foreign Secretary for the first time. Richard Ratcliffe said his talks with Boris Johnson had been “positive and constructive”, but revealed that his wife’s mental state had suffered since Mr Johnson wrongly suggested that she had been in Iran training journalists, a claim Mr Johnson has now retracted.