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    An Iranian-British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe arrested in Iran in April has been charged with plotting a coup d'etat, Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to Iran's state-run Mizan news agency, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a branch of Iranian security forces, have accused Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a 37-year old female charity worker with dual citizenship, of plotting "a soft overthrow" of the Iranian government.

    Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained on April 3 in Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport on suspicion of working on an anti-government campaign spread through foreign media outlets.


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