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December 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Iran on Sunday prevented a Swiss diplomat from leaving the country and restricted the movements of other Swiss envoys. Switzerland protested sharply and closed its embassy in Tehran. The Swiss acted after Iranian authorities at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport seized the passport of a diplomat trying to return to Switzerland. The passport was returned hours later, but Iranian authorities prevented the diplomat, Christa Felder, from boarding her flight. Switzerland had represented U.S.
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December 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Iran on Sunday prevented a Swiss diplomat from leaving the country and restricted the movements of other Swiss envoys. Switzerland protested sharply and closed its embassy in Tehran. The Swiss acted after Iranian authorities at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport seized the passport of a diplomat trying to return to Switzerland. The passport was returned hours later, but Iranian authorities prevented the diplomat, Christa Felder, from boarding her flight. Switzerland had represented U.S.
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