UK rejects plea for ambassador to visit Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran

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Lawyers for dual-national tell Foreign Office a personal visit to Tehran is long overdue

The Foreign Office has rejected a plea from Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe for the British ambassador to Iran to visit her in an act of solidarity before Tehran decides whether to return her to jail.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s lawyers told the Foreign Office it was “essential the embassy show her support at a frightening time”. In a letter to the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, the lawyers described the Foreign Office’s stance as one of “timid inaction and indecision”.

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