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Australian travel-blogging couple held in Iran released: Canberra

AFP  |  Sydney 

An Australian travel-blogging couple who were last month revealed to be detained in Iran have been released following "very sensitive negotiations" with Tehran, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Saturday.

Perth-based Jolie King and Mark Firkin have been returned to Australia, Payne said, but a third Australian citizen identified as having been recently arrested by Iranian authorities remained in detention.

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First Published: Sat, October 05 2019. 09:30 IST
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