Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif has suggested that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could be released as part of a prisoner swap.

Mr Zarif said he was offering to free the British-Iranian citizen who has been jailed in the country for two-and-a-half years, in exchange for an Iranian woman held in Australia.

"We have an Iranian lady in Australia who gave birth to a child in prison, not even on bail, inside prison, on an extradition request by the United States because she was responsible as a translator in a, whatever, in a purchase operation - purchase - of some transmission equipment for Iranian broadcasting company."

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