Brother of Iranian President arrested

Former U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, Hossein Fereydoon and Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif

Hossein Fereydoon, the brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, arrested on charges of financial crimes. It is reported portal Iran Front Page with reference to the press-Secretary of the Ministry of justice of the country Golyama Hossein Mohseni-Ejei Sunday, July 16.

It is noted that Fereydoon was taken into custody after he failed to pay established by the Ministry of the collateral. In relation to its Affairs conducted a criminal investigation, details are not specified.

In 2015, Fereydoon worked as a special envoy of the Islamic Republic in the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program.

In February 2014 the brother of Iran’s President gave the country’s only Jewish hospital donation from the government in the amount of 400 thousand dollars.