The wife of a British-Iranian engineer held in prison in Tehran has said she fears he no longer stands a “hope in hell” of being released after the US strike on Iran’s top commander led the region to the brink of war.
Sherry Izadi, 56, told the Telegraph she was “terrified” that any chance of negotiation between the UK and Iran over Anoosheh Ashoori’s 10-year sentence was over.
Mrs Izadi spoke briefly to the 65-year-old retired civil engineer from Evin prison on Saturday morning: “He told me everyone there is very jittery. They are so scared of the fallout.
“He had hoped that Iran would negotiate or relent on his release, but we feel that hope is now gone,” she said.
Mr Ashoori, who has lived…