Johnson sorry over Zaghari-Ratcliffe remarks
The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has apologised over remarks he made about the British-Iranian woman who’s been jailed in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has insisted she was on holiday there when she was arrested in 2016, a claim which Mr Johnson had appeared to contradict. Pressed by Labour in the Commons today,he apologised for the “distress and anguish”…
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…
Trump Iran row
Key US allies, including Britain, have split with Donald Trump over his plans to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.
Edgar Vasquez: ‘Iran has propped up Assad regime’
Edgar Vasquez, US State Department spokesman for Near Eastern Affairs, discusses Iran’s role in Syria and the nuclear deal.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told Iran jail term could be extended
A British-Iranian woman who was hoping to be released very soon from a Tehran prison has been told she could have her jail term extended by 16 years after new charges. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested last year as she tried to leave Tehran with her young daughter Gabriella following a holiday. Her family says the…
Richard Ratcliffe: ‘My wife is being held for political reasons’
Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and their MP,Tulip Siddiq, discuss her imprisonment in Iran.