Paris demands release of two French nationals held by Iran

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France has demanded the release Roland Marchal, a senior researcher from Paris political sciences school Science-Po and his Franco-Iranian colleague Fariba Adelkhah, who, it was revealed, have been detained in Iran since June.

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France has demanded that Iran immediately release two of its nationals who have been held in prison since June, a situation that is likely to complicate Paris's efforts to defuse tensions between the United States and Tehran, reports The Telegraph.