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12:00 AM, September 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:32 AM, September 12, 2019

Three Australians detained in Iran

Australia yesterday revealed that three of its citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran. News of the trio’s detention comes at a sensitive geopolitical juncture, and after Australia announced that it would join a US-led mission to protect shipping through the Strait of Hormuz with tensions high in the Gulf region. Canberra is battling to keep efforts to free the trio under wraps, and it is not clear if the three have been charged.

 

 

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