Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on way home to UK from Iran today following six years’ detainment – most recent news


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is getting back to the UK today and will be brought together with her family, the UK government has reported.

Boris Johnson and unfamiliar secretary Liz Truss both said the British-Iranian mother and individual prisoner Anousheh Ashoori were coming back.

I’m extremely satisfied to affirm that the uncalled for confinement of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori in Iran has finished today, and they will currently get back to the UK, the top state leader tweeted.

Unfamiliar secretary Liz Truss said the UK had settled an extraordinary £40m obligation with Iran.

Tulip Siddiq, Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s MP in London, distributed the primary photo of her on the plane.

Iran condemned Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a task chief for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the beneficent arm of the Reuters news office, to five years in jail in September 2016 subsequent to blaming her for plotting to bring down the Iranian system, a charge she has denied all the time.

Her difficulty started after she visited the country in mid-March 2016 to invest energy with relatives for Nowruz (New Year), just to be confined returning at Imam Khomeini Airport on 3 April.

Mr Ashoori was confined in Tehran in August 2017 and was condemned to 12 years in jail for supposed connections to the Israeli Mossad insight office, something he likewise denied.