PressTV-UK-Iranian journalist released on furlough

Iran has temporarily freed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a high-profile British-Iranian journalist convicted of spying and planning to overthrow the government.

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad announced on his Twitter page on Thursday that Zaghari had been released from prison for the purpose of seeing her family.

“Mrs. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been granted a three-day release from prison in Iran to reunite with her family,” wrote Baeidinejad.

The envoy expressed his delight at seeing images of Zaghari and her four-year-old girl reunited at a family home in Tehran.  

“She immediately joined her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella who welcomed her mom with flowers. Lovely picture,” read Baeidinejad post.

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