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Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the British government's extension of diplomatic protection to an Iranian citizen is not a constructive and positive measure.
Iran says the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the UK government are heavily interdependent, rejecting the claim by the UK that the media outlet is an “independent” institution.
Iran has strongly condemned the United Kingdom for listing Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement as a terrorist organization.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says Tehran has given no commitments, whatsoever, to any party or any country, including the UK, concerning Yemen.
The Iranian Ambassador to the UK says interventions by the British government in the case of an Iranian-British dual national prisoned in Iran for espionage will not do any good.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as meddlesome and unacceptable the recent remarks by the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt against the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s top diplomat said the UK has no option but to settle a four-decade £450m debt to Iran, as Iran has sued the country for dragging its feet to repay the debt and it has achieved good results.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected the “groundless” concerns raised by certain Western countries about Iran’s missile program, saying the country has no plan to have missiles that are capable of carrying nuclear warheads.