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British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire has reportedly left Iran after harsh criticisms of his controversial attendance in an “illegal” protest rally in Tehran.
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.
Iran’s government spokesman has strongly criticized the UK ambassador’s participation in an illegal rally in Tehran, warning London against interference in the Islamic Republic’s domestic affairs.
Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned UK Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire over his unconventional behavior and attendance at illegal rallies 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.
Many Iranian people across the country attended gatherings on Monday to mark the “epic of Dey 9”, a day in which millions of demonstrators held nation-wide rallies to pledge allegiance to the Islamic establishment in 2009.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United States knows it cannot bring the Islamic Republic to its knees through its maximum pressure policy.
A spokesman for the Guardian Council, Iran’s vetting body, says the country has always listened “with open ears” to peaceful demonstrators, but security forces had a duty during last month’s violent riots to deal with acts of vandalism and sabotage.