Family is in contact with Vandecasteele for the first time in seven weeks: “He came across as combative”

Olivier Vandecasteele’s family again had brief contact with him by telephone on Monday. It was the first time in seven weeks that they had received news from the NGO worker who has been held in an Iranian prison for more than a year. Although the Constitutional Court gave the green light to a possible prisoner exchange at the beginning of March, his situation has not yet improved. “But he came across as combative.”