The five-year-long detainment of a British mother in Iran is a “blot on British diplomacy”, her husband has said.British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Tehran since 2016, when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government.
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White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday the United States had begun to communicate with Iran over the country's detention of American citizens, calling the matter a "complete and utter outrage". This report produced by Emma Jehle.
Iranians staged a socially distanced commemoration of their 1979 revolution on Wednesday (February 10), parading in vehicles to avoid infection rather than on foot, as Tehran showed off ballistic missiles in defiance of Western efforts to curtail the programme.