In a phone call with Iran's president Hassan Rouhani, the prime minister asked for the release of other detained British-Iranian nationals.
Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili did not say how many individuals have been detained or name them.
The messages came after a speech by the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani.
No country is safe, it seems.
Hassan Rouhani is officially beginning his second term as president of Iran after emphatically defeating a populist, hard
As we approach the first anniversary of the Iranian nuclear deal, tens of thousands of activists and Iranian dissidents are set to rally this Saturday in Paris, calling for Tehran's nefarious conduct at home and in the region to be tackled. One of the primary messages at this rally will be to condemn Iran's role in the massacre of the Syrian people and to demand an end to its assistance to the Assad government.
As President Fischer noted, and as Prime Minister Renzi will no doubt agree, a democratic country cannot permit any curtailment of human rights. That principle ought to apply to the Iranian people as well as to Europeans, and it ought to never be subject to compromise, even when there is economic incentive to ignore repression and violence.
As Hassan Rouhani, the smiling, so-called moderate President of Iran, travelled around Europe last week signing lucrative
Let's be clear: wearing a niqab is not regarded as a religious requirement by the vast majority of Muslims. Even in President Rouhani's Iran, women do not cover their faces. It is a cultural tradition with its origins in the Arabian peninsula, exported by preachers who follow the teachings of wahhabism.
The visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Rome on Monday left museum officials scrambling to cover any artworks that