Iran says John Kerry raised case of jailed Washington Post reporter on sidelines of nuke talks

January 16, 2015 4:00 PM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's foreign ministry says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart discussed the case of a Washington Post journalist who has been indicted and will stand trial in Iran.

Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham is quoted Friday by the official IRNA news agency as saying Kerry raised the issue with Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the nuclear talks in Geneva this week.

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