University statement about Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert
The University of Melbourne is delighted and relieved that Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released from jail in Iran.
Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell said Dr Moore-Gilbert is safe and well and in strong spirits, and the University’s first priority is her ongoing health and wellbeing.
“Our University community is delighted that Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released and will be coming home to her family and friends. We have waited a long time for this day.
“This has been a very difficult period and we thank the Federal Government and the Department of Foreign Affairs for their relentless efforts to secure her safe release,” Professor Maskell said.
“The University is grateful that Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has now been released and will return to her family, friends and the broader University community. Thank you to everyone involved in her successful release.”