Eight Slovaks were held in Iran in May on suspicion of taking
photographs of restricted areas. Six were freed in September.
The Slovak government said Fico held discussions with First
Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and met the pair at the Slovak
embassy in Tehran.
A government spokeswoman said talks were continuing on a lower level
so they can leave Iran.
"Slovak state representatives have met both Slovak citizens at our
embassy in Tehran," the government said. "Talks are continuing on
the level of the relevant security authorities."
Slovak media had reported the group was detained near the central
Iranian city of Isfahan, where there is a uranium conversion
Iran has frequently leveled accusations of espionage against both
foreign nationals and Iranians in recent years.
However, there has been a thaw in Iran's ties with the outside
world, made possible by the election of a relative moderate, Hassan
Rouhani, as president on a platform of ending Iran's international
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Iran reached a breakthrough deal last month with six world powers on
curbing its nuclear program in return for a limited easing of
(Reporting by Jan Lopatka; editing by Alison Williams)
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