Boris Johnson says sorry for blunder over Briton jailed in Iran

The UK's Foreign Secretary has apologised for causing distress to a British citizen jailed in Iran, and her family.

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    The UK's Foreign Secretary has apologised for causing distress to a British citizen jailed in Iran, and her family.

    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is facing charges of spreading propaganda.

    Boris Johnson has reportedly complicated the case, by making comments that could extend her prison sentence.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.


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