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Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe finishes five year Iranian sentence but now faces new court date” – below is their description.
The British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has had her ankle tag removed at the end of her five year sentence – although she’s been ordered to return to court in Tehran on Sunday and can’t yet return home to London.
Her husband Richard Radcliffe described it as a “mixed day” – although Nazanin was “genuinely happy” to be free of the tag.
The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Iran’s treatment of her was “intolerable” – and she should be allowed home as soon as possible.Channel 4 News YouTube Channel
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Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019.
This role is otherwise known as Foreign Secretary.
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