France summons Iranian ambassador over detained researchers

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Iran's ambassador to France was on Thursday summoned to a meeting at the French foreign ministry when he was told that Paris is demanding the release of two French academic researchers held on spying accusations in a notorious Tehran prison, where one of them is on hunger strike. 

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France’s government has summoned Iran’s ambassador to demand the release of two French researchers held in a notorious Tehran prison, and to express “extreme concern” about the health of one who is on a hunger strike, reports The Washington Post.