Iran Releases Detained Russians

Iran has released two detained Russians, but their health is “unsatisfactory,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

“The Russians are currently in a hotel in Tehran. Their physical condition is unsatisfactory,” the Russian ministry said in a statement.

“We expect the Iranian authorities to give thorough explanations about this incident,” the statement reads.

Employees of the Kazakh-Iranian gold-mining joint venture ZarKuh, including two Russians, were held in Iran on April 5.


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