Iran Confirms It’s Detained French-Iranian Author Since June. This Could Be A Big Deal For Negotiations

The Daily Caller | 7/16/2019 | Staff
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Iran confirmed Tuesday it has detained a French-Iranian academic since June after France’s foreign ministry demanded consular access to the prisoner “without delay” Monday.

Fariba Adelkhah, 60, is a senior research fellow at the Paris Institute of Political Studies and was arrested by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, according to a report by IranWire, cited by Reuters. Adelkhah has authored numerous books on Iran and Islam, reported BBC.

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“This person was detained recently … but due to the nature of the case, this is not the proper time to give any information about it. … More transparent information will be provided as the case progresses,” Iranian judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said in a live webcast, according to Reuters.

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