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Swiss, Iran presidents meet ahead of 'Durban II'

The presidents of Iran and Switzerland met on Sunday to discuss diplomatic issues including an eight-year jail sentence for a US-Iranian journalist convicted in Iran of spying.

 

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hans-Rudolf Merz focused mainly on "questions related to collaboration in the energy and economic sectors", the Swiss government said in a statement after they met at a Geneva hotel. (Reuters)