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Johnson apologizes for dual statement

The husband of an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran says British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson shouldn't resign over his comments on her case, despite opposition calls for him to do so.

Johnson apologised on Monday (November 13) for saying in early November that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - who has dual British-Iranian nationality - had been teaching journalism in Iran before her arrest.

Telling parliament she was there on holiday, as her family and her employer - the Thomson Reuters Foundation - have said.

11.14.2017
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