> The British Foreign Secretary making a last ditch attempt in Iran in on Sunday to negotiate the release of a jailed British Iranian Aid worker. Boris Johnson held almost an hour of talks with the country's President Hassan Rouhani after flying to Tehran to seek Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's freedom.
Britain says the former Thomson Reuters charity foundation worker, which is separate to Reuters News, was visiting family on holiday when she was jailed by Iran for attempting to overthrow the government. The case has taken on domestic political importance after Johnson said last month that Zaghari-Ratcliffe trained journalists, which her employer denies.
Johnson later apologized. Opponents have called for him to resign if his comments lead to her serving longer in prison. Bilateral relations and nuclear issues were discussed too. International sanctions against Iran have only recently been lifted, as part of a 2015 deal to curb Tehran´s disputed uranium enrichment program.
That deal is under threat, after US President, Donald Trump, decided to decertify Iran´s compliance with its terms. Zaghari-Ratcliffe's case is hugely important for diplomatic relations then, with Johnson vowing to leave no stone unturned in Britain's efforts to free her.