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  6/27/2012, Tammuz 7, 5772

Iran Foreign Minister Arrested for Violating Travel Ban


Iran's foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi was arrested Wednesday afternoon while visiting Cyprus, local media reported. According to the report, Salehi was arrested at the airport by special unit police officers for violating the European Union travel ban imposed on Iranian officials. He was released following the intervention of the Cypriot foreign minister.