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Two British-Australians, 1 Australian Held in Iran

Two female dual British-Australian citizens and an Australian man have been detained in Iran.

A British-Australian blogger and her Australian boyfriend were arrested 10 weeks ago, The Times of London reported Wednesday. The other detainee, a British-Australian academic, was detained earlier and has already been sentenced to 10 years in jail on unknown charges.

Iran has arrested several dual nationals in recent years, including five Americans still in custody there.

Relations between Iran and the West have been strained since U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal last year from the 2015 international nuclear agreement aimed at restraining Tehran’s read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com