Official to comment on arrest of "Washington Post" correspondents after investigations

Tehran, July 25, IRNA – Director General of Tehran Province Justice Department Gholam-Hossein Esmaili on Friday said information will be provided to the public about the arrest of "Washington Post" correspondents after technical investigations.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of Quds Day rallies, he noted that Washington Post journalist has been detained for some questions and after technical investigations, the judiciary will provide details on the issue.

Iranian security forces are vigilant towards all kind of enemies' activities, the official added.

He called the Zionist regime's recent crimes in Gaza as genocide and crime against humanity.

Esmaili called for the trial of Zionist regime's leaders in international courts of justice.

The silence of certain international bodies and states towards Zionist crimes against Palestinians is shameful, he underlined.