Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday called on the Kenyan officials to immediately release two Iranian advocates detained on Thursday.
According to Rapportuer Report From , Tehran Times , Link , “Dr. Abdolhossein Safaei and Dr. Seyyed Nasrollah Ebrahimi, two Iranian lawyers and university professors, went to Nairobi to provide two Iranian inmates in Kenya with legal consultations and were questioned by police on Tuesday after meeting with the inmates. Unfortunately, interference of some third parties led to detention of the two lawyers on Thursday,” he explained.
Qassemi also said that Kenyan ambassador to Iran has promised to pursue the case and inform the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
He expressed hope that the Iranian lawyers would be released immediately through efforts by the Kenyan government and judiciary.