Thailand confirms it returned jailed Iranians over botched 2012 bombing

Aerial view of Bangkok, Thailand. (Stock image)

Thailand on Thursday confirmed it had returned three Iranians jailed over a botched 2012 bombing in Bangkok, after Tehran freed an Australian-British lecturer imprisoned for spying.

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The kingdom’s corrections department said two of them -- Masoud Sedaghatzadeh and Saeid Moradi -- were transferred as prisoners while the third, Mohammad Khazaei, was granted a royal pardon in August.

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Last Update: Thursday, 26 November 2020 KSA 11:34 - GMT 08:34
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