Boris Johnson ‘mistake’ could harm case for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, say family

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Foreign secretary urged to correct statement jailed British-Iranian was working rather than being on holiday in Iran

Boris Johnson has been criticised for making a misleading statement about a British-Iranian woman serving a five-year jail term in Iran, in comments that appear to have complicated her legal case.

The UK foreign secretary condemned Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s conviction for spying in Iran last week as a mockery of justice, but added that she was “simply teaching people journalism” – a statement her family and her employer both said was untrue.

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