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Iran to pursue case of death of citizen in Manila
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_02_br3(296).jpgTEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it will pursue the case of an Iranian national who died in a prison in Manila, the Philippines, on Monday.
Parviz Khaki was arrested in the Philippines 27 months ago upon a baseless accusation made by the U.S. against him, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said in a statement on Wednesday. 
The United States had requested the government of the Philippines to extradite Khaki, but could not push it through as the Iranian Embassy in Manila filed a petition opposing his extradition.
According to the media, the detainee lost his life due to the prison’s poor condition and some other unknown reasons.  

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