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Iran jails German, French tourists

An Iranian court has jailed two men from France and Germany for 18 months for illegally entering the Islamic republic’s Gulf waters, as the government insisted the case was not linked to mounting tensions with Europe. “The verdict has been reached. The verdict is imprisonment. They also face another accusation,” judiciary spokesman and Justice Minister Jamal Karimi-Rad told reporters on Tuesday. The nature of the other charge was not made clear. The lawyer for German national Donald Klein, who had hired the Frenchman to take him fishing in disputed waters between the United Arab Emirates and Iran, confirmed the sentence. Full Story

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