Iran says British-Australian academic freed for 3 Iranians
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Iran says British-Australian academic freed for 3 Iranians

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November 26, 2020

Iran has freed a British-Australian academic who had been detained in the country for over two years in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, state TV announced.


New Delhi, 26 November 2020

As per news report of PTI, the television report on Wednesday was scant on detail, saying only that the three Iranians freed in the swap had been imprisoned for trying to bypass sanctions on Iran. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, 33, was a Melbourne University lecturer on Middle Eastern studies when she was picked up at the Tehran airport as she tried to leave the country after attending an academic conference in 2018.

Source -PTI


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