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Let’s get the politics out of Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s case. It’s a humanitarian issue | Peter Westmacott

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove haven’t helped her plight. But Britain and Iran have more in common than many people realise, and share many values• Peter Westmacott was British ambassador to the US from 2012 to 2016 Britain’s relations with Iran have always been complex, in part because we used to meddle so much in that country’s domestic affairs. Early in the 20th century we divided the country into spheres of influence with Russia.
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