Australian bloggers released from Iranian prison

Perth couple Mark Firkin and Jolie King have been released from detention in Iran and all charges against them have been dropped.

Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Saturday the couple were on their way home and were in "good health and in good spirits".

Australian travel bloggers Mark Firkin and Jolie King have been released from jail in Iran.Credit:Instagram

"For Jolie and for Mark, the ordeal they have been through is now over. They are being reunited with their loved ones, which is a source of great relief and joy to everyone," Ms Payne said.

The couple had been detained in a detention centre in Tehran for almost three months after being arrested for reportedly flying a drone without a permit

University of Melbourne academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is still imprisoned in the country after being charged with spying in October 2018.

Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University academic specialising in Islamic studies, was imprisoned in Iran in October 2018.

Ms Payne said Dr Moore-Gilbert's case was "very complex" as she has been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

"We are continuing our discussions with the Iranian government. We don't accept the charges upon which she was convicted and we will seek to have her returned to Australia," she said.

AAP

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