Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has finally been reunited with her family after six years in jail in Iran.

 

The British-Iranian mother met her husband Richard Ratcliffe and her seven-year-old daughter Gabriella in the UK early this morning, March 17.

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

Video footage shows the aid worker breaking down in tears as she embraces her family, just moments after touching down at RAF Brize Norton just after 1am.

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

Gabby shouted “Mummy” before running towards her as she entered the building before her husband joined her for their reunion.

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

Gabby was just 1-year-old when her mother was arrested and jailed in Iran after she was accused of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government, which she denied.

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

In a message posted online, the Ratcliffe family said: “No place like home. Thank you to everyone who made this possible, to all of the care and campaigning, and diplomatic efforts. You have made us whole.”

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

Mr Richard Ratcliffe has been a prominent campaigner in the battle to secure his wife’s release and went on hunger strike in late last year for 21 days.

 

Moment Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally reunited with her family in UK after spending 6 years in Iranian jail

 

He said earlier that he was deeply grateful for her release and that he and Gabriella were “looking forward to a new life”.