UK to give jailed British-Iranian aid worker diplomatic protection

FILE PHOTO: Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph handed out by her family. Ratcliffe Family Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is to give jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection in an attempt to put pressure on Iran to release her. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said resorting to a little-used way for governments to seek to protect their nationals was unlikely to be a “magic wand”, but might help Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s […]

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