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Jailed reporter's parents speak out

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The parents of an American-Iranian journalist jailed for eight years in Iran for spying say their daughter is okay.

Roxana Saberi from North Dakota is said be be coping well despite being "frail and weak". The 31-year-old has denied being involved in espionage and is set for an appeal for as early as next week.

The BBC's Jon Leyne has been speaking to Roxana's parents, Reza and Akiko Saberi.

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