What can the UK & US do to secure the release of its citizens held prisoner in Iran? – BBC Newsnight

What can the UK & US do to secure the release of its citizens held prisoner in Iran? – BBC Newsnight

As G7 foreign ministers meet, what can the UK and US do to secure release of their citizens held prisoner in Iran? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

The UK and Iran are in discussions over a £400m debt that the UK owes, foreign office minister James Cleverly has said – but the talks are not linked to the detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Alem Maqbool reports and Emily Maitlis is joined by Elika Ashoori, whose British-Iranian father Anoosheh Ashoori was arrested in Tehran in 2017.

#BBCNews #Newsnight

Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight

More News Stories

Loading...

More Political News

Loading...