Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph handed out by her family. Ratcliffe Family Handout via REUTERS
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Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, appeared in court Saturday to face further charges, first brought in October, that carry a 16-year jail term.The Iranian judiciary issued an online article Sunday saying Johnson's recent comments proved that she was not on holiday, as her family said, backing the justification for new charges.In the call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Johnson said the suggestion that his remarks shed new light on the case was absolutely untrue.Johnson called for a "swift solution" to the case and said he would visit Iran in the coming weeks.Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the media organization's philanthropic arm, was arrested at Tehran airport on April 3 last year after visiting family with her daughter, Gabriella, who was born in Britain and is now 3 years old.
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