Friday , 2 June 2023

Paris: Franco-Irish held in Iran must be freed immediately, needs medical care

Al-Arabia – Bernard Phelan, a Franco-Irish citizen detained in Iran, must be released immediately and provided access to urgent medical care, the Foreign Ministry in Paris said on Thursday.

Bernard Phelan. (Twitter)

“The denial of medical access by Iranian authorities is unacceptable,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anne-Claire Legendre told journalists, adding France was very concerned about Phelan’s poor health condition.