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Iran to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon - Iranian judiciary

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Iran will hand over detained Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka to Lebanon, an Iranian judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday.

DUBAI, June 11 (Reuters) - Iran will hand over detained Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka to Lebanon, an Iranian judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday.

"The court has agreed on the conditional release of Nizar Zakka and he will be handed over to Lebanese authorities," Gholamhossein Esmaili said, quoted by the judiciary's Mizan news agency. He did not give details of the conditions.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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