Zaghari-Ratcliffe: UK ‘starting to look weak’ over failure to protect citizens, says Hunt

Former foreign minister says Iran must faces consequences and ‘it is not clear there have been any’

The former foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says the UK “is beginning to look weak” over its failure to protect citizens imprisoned in Iran, such as Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

The 42-year-old British-Iranian dual national has been detained in Iran since 2016, when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government.

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