London — Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran.

“Mrs Zaghari is an Iranian. She has been convicted on security charges and is spending her sentence in prison,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson, Abbas Mousavi, was quoted as saying by the state media.

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