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PRESS RELEASE : Foreign Secretary calls on the Iranian regime to halt the execution of Alireza Akbari [January 2023]

The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 11 January 2023.

The Foreign Secretary has urged the Iranian authorities to release British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari.

Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said:

“Iran must halt the execution of British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari and immediately release him.

This is a politically motivated act by a barbaric regime that has total disregard for human life.”