Two Kuwaitis who were detained last month by Iranian authorities for violating tourist visa rules were released, state-run KUNA reported.
Iranian ambassador to Kuwait, Ruhollah Ghahremani, said the espionage charges the Kuwaitis faced were “incorrect,” according to Iran’s state-run news agency Mehr. They “acted against the law” when they “attempted to do journalistic and reporting work” while entering Iran on tourist visas, he said, according to the news agency.
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