Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon has pressed his Iranian counterpart, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, to release detained journalist Maziar Bahari, said news reports.

A CBC story is here; Agence France-Presse reports here; the background on Bahari’s case is on the web site freemaziarbahari.org.

Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon has pressed his Iranian counterpart, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, to release detained journalist Maziar Bahari, said news reports.

A CBC story is here; Agence France-Presse reports here; the background on Bahari’s case is on the web site freemaziarbahari.org.