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Iran has sentenced French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah to six years in prison on national security charges.

Speaking to ILNA news agency reporter, her lawyer, Saeid Dehghan said that he would appeal against the verdict.

"The branch 15 of Tehran's Revolutionary Court has sentenced her to five years jail for gathering and conspiring against Iran's national security. She was also sentenced to one year jail term for propaganda against the Islamic Republic," he said.

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Fariba Adelkhah
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