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Iran has vowed to hold the London-based “Iran International” satellite channel accountable for “promoting terrorism and violence”, after the channel aired an interview with the spokesman of the terrorist group behind Saturday attack in south-western Iran.
The ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark as well as the British chargé d'affaires have been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to receive Tehran’s protest over their countries’ support for terrorist elements.
Iran’s Nuclear Chief Ali Akbar Salehi says Tehran expects the United Kingdom to play a significant role in the reconstruction of Arak heavy-water nuclear reactor.
A senior Iranian official has discussed the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly the ongoing crises in Yemen and Syria, with top European diplomats.
A senior British diplomat says he held “useful conversations” with Iranian officials in Tehran on the 2015 nuclear deal and the fate of British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari, who is imprisoned in Iran.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister, and Martin Longden, the UK’s Special Representative for Syria, have discussed the possibility of working together to return stability to Syria.
Iranian ambassador to the United Kingdom says the US’ all-out economic war against Iran is aimed at overthrowing the Islamic Establishment through fomenting public dissatisfaction.
Iran and Britain are slated to hold a new round of bilateral talks in the Iranian capital Tehran on September 1, defying the US sanctions re-imposed by the Trump administration.