Iran VP calls for two Iranian women be freed from Indonesian jail

IRNA – In the talks with Indonesian minister of female empowerment in Tehran, she was asked to help release two Iranian women imprisoned in Indonesia, said Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs.

‘Negotiations have been conducted regarding the two women,’ said Masoumeh Ebtekar, according to the website of the Vice Presidency.

Ebtekar and Indonesia’s Minister of Female Empowerment and Child Protection Yohana Susana Yembise signed an agreement in Tehran on Monday in order to expand ties in empowerment of women, support for children, and family tolerance based on mutual respect and interest.

The accord has nine articles including expanding women’s role in policies and decision making, supporting women and children against any kind of violence, expanding women’s role in trade and technology, empowering women in economic affairs, exchanging experiences in the field of women and children.

The agreement will be implemented for two years and can be renewed for the same duration.