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6951

Iranian FM Javad Zarif on U.S. Arrest of Press TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi: This Is Political Abuse of an Innocent Individual and an Affront to Freedom of Expression

January 16, 2019

Iranian FM Javad Zarif on U.S. Arrest of Press TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi: This Is Political Abuse of an Innocent Individual and an Affront to Freedom of Expression

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01:04
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Press TV (Iran)
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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spoke to Press TV (Iran) on January 16, 2019 about the U.S. government's recent arrest of Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi during her visit to the United States. Zarif said that Hashemi is an Iranian citizen because her late husband was Iranian, and that therefore Iran has to right to look after her interests. He said that she is wrongfully imprisoned and that her arrest is a "clear affront to freedom of expression" and "political abuse of an innocent individu...

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