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Boris Johnson 'Fails To Apologise' In First Meeting With Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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13.05.2022

Boris Johnson with Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in 10 Downing Street

Boris Johnson did not apologise to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as he met her for the first time since her release from an Iranian prison.

The prime minister has been accused of lengthening her ordeal when, as foreign secretary in 2017, he wrongly claimed she had been training journalists at the time of her arrest in 2016.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the PM his comments had “a massive impact” on her and that she had “lived in the shadow of his words” while in prison.

Asked afterwards if the prime minister apologised, her husband Richard Ratcliffe responded: “Not specifically.”

However, he insisted it was not an “abrasive meeting” and that it was........

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