A video has been released by the Iranian police showing the UK ambassador to Tehran among the protesters who had gathered in an “illegal” rally in front of a university in Tehran.
British Ambassador Rob Macaire, who was briefly arrested last night, says he did not attend a protest gathering outside Amirkabir University of Technology on Saturday evening.
Protest rallies and vigils were held on Saturday night in various Iranian cities after the real cause of the Wednesday crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane was revealed.
A senior Iranian military official has appeared in the country’s parliament to brief lawmakers on the accidental shoot-down of a Ukrainian plane which crashed near Tehran last Wednesday.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps will be attending a closed-door session of the Iranian Parliament on Sunday over a series of recent incidents, including the unintentional downing of a passenger plane near Tehran that was shot down by friendly fire, an MP has said.
Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Amir-Ali Hajizadeh has, in a press conference, outlined the details of an “unintentional” downing of the Ukrainian passenger plane, which crashed in Tehran Wednesday.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says his grief over the Wednesday crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran has become deeper after learning the real cause of the tragic incident.
A report says Leader of Iran’s Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has been notified of the accidental shoot-down of the Ukrainian plane on Friday, two days after its crash in Tehran, and urged that the information must be reported to public candidly.
The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, in a statement, admitted that its air defence system has “unintentionally” hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday, killing all the 176 people on board.
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has called for an immediate end to the presence of American forces in the region.