The Islamic Republic has released Australian-British researcher Kylie Moore-Gilbert, detained in Iran since 2019 and convicted of spying for Israel's benefit, Iranian state television reported on Wednesday (November 25th).
"A businessman and two Iranian citizens, detained abroad on false charges, were released in exchange for a dual nationality spy working for the Zionist regime
reports Iribnews, the website of state television giving the name of Mrs. Moore-Gilbert.
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The state television site gives no further details on the exchange.
Iribnews is simply posting a video without comment showing two men greeted with honors apparently by officials and some footage of a veiled woman appearing to be Kylie Moore-Gilbert in a green van.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's arrest was confirmed in September 2019 but her family said she had been jailed several months earlier.
She has always denied being a spy.
In letters smuggled out of prison, and published in January in the English press, Kylie Moore-Gilbert had written to have spent ten months in solitary confinement, which had