Britain must repay £400m debt and lift sanctions, Iran tells Liz Truss

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UK meeting with Iranian foreign secretary coincides with 2,000th day of detention for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Britain should repay its four decade-old £400m debt to Iran and take serious steps to lift sanctions, Iranhas told the British foreign secretary, Liz Truss, in the first meeting between the two countries at foreign secretary level since 2018.

Truss’s meeting withHossein Amir-Abdollahian came in the week that the British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe marked her 2,000th day in detention in Iran. She is now staying with her mother in Iran, pending an appeal on her additional sentence of one year.

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