Feb 24, 2019, 7:49 PM
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Iran releases detained French citizen

Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – A French citizen who was detained for illegal entry into Iran has been released, according to Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi.

Qasemi told IRNA on Sunday that the French citizen was released over the past few days after the legal procedures were carried out and other accusations were removed.

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian had said that Paris was in touch with Iran over the fate of a French citizen who he said was arrested in the Iranian southern island of Kish for allegedly signing an illegal mining contract.

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