This was reported to TASS by the press attaché of the Russian embassy Andrei Ganenko.

“The embassy requested from the Iranian Foreign Ministry access (to Yusik. - RT ) and clarifications. They did not confirm information about the imminent release, ”he specified.

Earlier, Abbas Mousavi, an official spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, promised that Yuzik would soon be released.

According to him, a Russian citizen was detained for clarification.

The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the Iranian ambassador in connection with the detention of a Russian journalist in Tehran.