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LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the BBC that his wife had eaten some porridge with apple and banana.
Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday he is “relieved because I wouldn’t have wanted her to push it much longer.”
He has ended his own hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the charitable Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 on charges of trying to topple the government while traveling with her toddler daughter in Iran.
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The family has denied all the allegations.
Ratcliffe is leading a campaign to try to win his wife’s release from prison. British officials are also calling for her release.
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