The Netherlands said Wednesday it had no consular access to a Dutch man detained in Iran.
In a letter to parliament, the Dutch government said it was “disappointed that the Iranian authorities have so far not granted consular access to the Dutch detainee despite constant pressure.” rice field.
Iran has repeatedly accused outside forces of inciting widespread protests in the wake of the death in custody of a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman.
Mahsa Amini died three days after being arrested by the country’s morality police for violating Iran’s strict dress code for women.
The Dutch government said, “Iran has not shared any evidence of suspected foreign interference.”
Iran’s judiciary on Tuesday announced that it had arrested 40 foreigners during two months of protests “involved in recent riots.”
Their nationalities and when and where they were arrested were not disclosed.
In September Iranian authorities announced that nine foreigners, including one from the Netherlands, had been arrested in connection with the protests.
https://www.expatica.com/nl/general/netherlands-has-no-consular-access-to-dutch-man-detained-in-iran-govt-416399/ Netherlands not granting consular access to Dutch man detained in Iran: government