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Iran-UK Relations

US, UK impose new sanctions on Iran over military operation against Israel

Washington and London in a coordinated move have imposed new sanctions on Iran’s drone and missile programs after Tehran's recent retaliatory attack against Israel.

Iran says surprised by UK support for Israeli crimes

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with his British counterpart, voiced surprise at Britain’s support for the Israeli crimes in the Gaza Strip, where around 34,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel over the past few months.

Iran FM talks to Australian, UK, German counterparts, raps their takes regarding Syria attack

The Iranian foreign minister, in separate phone conversations with his German, British and Australian counterparts, criticized their respective governments' positions regarding the recent Israeli missile strike against Iran's consulate in Damascus, Syria that left seven Iranian military advisors killed.

US, UK impose sanctions on IRGC, Yemen’s Houthi members over Red Sea tensions

The United States and the United Kingdom have announced sanctions against a high-ranking member of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and certain members of Yemen’s Houthi movement.

Iran summons UK ambassador over “baseless accusations”

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the British ambassador in Tehran, Simon Shercliffe, to convey Tehran’s strong protest to “unfounded allegations” leveled by London against Tehran.

Iran FM, in a phone call with UK’s Cameron, raps west double standatds regarding Ukraine and Gaza

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone talk with the UK foreign secretary, criticized some western states' double standards vis-a-vis the Ukraine war and Israel's carnage against Palestinians.

Iran condemns US, Britain sanctions on IRGC Quds force chief

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned the US and the UK move to impose sanctions on 6 Iranian individuals and institutions, including Esmail Qaani the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran UN envoy rejects UK allegations against Tehran

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Amir Saeed Iravani categorically refuted the Uk envoy accusations regarding quote Tehran's destabilizing moves in the region through proxy groups.

UK foreign secretary urges Iran efforts to prevent spread of war

British foreign secretary James Cleverly has urged Iran to make efforts to prevent the expansion of the Gaza war.

UK foreign minister to visit occupied territories

British Foreign Minister James Cleverly will hold separated meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials this week. Regarding the Middle East crisis, he will press for renewed dialogue on a two-state solution and commit to tackling "threats to regional security and stability, including from Iran."

Iran says organizing coups in other states, recurring elements of US, UK foreign policies

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has said supporting dictators and staging coup d'états in other countries are among the recurring themes of the foreign policies of the United States and United Kingdom.

Iran summons British ambassador to protest ‘imprudent’ remarks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the UK envoy to Tehran, Simon Shercliff, to protest against the diplomat’s "interventionist remarks" on the occasion of the Iranian National Reporter Day.

Iran rebukes UK official’s claims against IRGC

Iran has chided British Home Secretary Suella Braverman for leveling accusations against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has stated that London is in no place to make such baseless claims against the anti-terror force.

UK, Canada, Ukraine, Sweden pursue ‘political objectives’ by taking legal action at UN court against Iran: Foreign Ministry

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has announced that the UK, Canada, Ukraine and Sweden have failed to live by their own stated commitments to resolving the row over the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in 2020 through diplomatic channels by referring the case to the World Court. The ministry stressed that the four Western countries were pursuing their "political objectives and interests" by taking legal action at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Iran.

UK, EU announce fresh sanctions on Iranian officials over “rights abuse”

The UK government and the European Union on Monday imposed new sanctions on several Iranian officials and a telecom firm for alleged human rights violations. Tehran and several Western states have been engaged in a diplomatic row over their stance on the recent unrest in Iran.

Iran rejects UK, Israel claims over “nuclear threat”

The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected as irony claims by Britain and Israel over quote threats posed by Tehran's nuclear work.

EU, UK sanction several Iranian officials, an entity over “rights violation”

The European Union and the United Kingdom have imposed sanctions on a number of Iranian officials and one organization over what they call human rights abuses.

UK diplomat summoned to Iran Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has summoned Ms. Isabelle Marsh the interim chargé d’affaires of the British Embassy to protest “the continuation of baseless allegations against the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

Iran sanctions several EU, UK officials, organizations

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has published a new list of sanctions against a number of European Union (EU) and British individuals and entities for sponsoring terrorism and encouraging violence against the Iranian people.

Tehran’s Embassy in London condemns anti-Iran claims in Daily Telegraph report

The Iranian Embassy in the UK condemns Daily Telegraph for publishing an article full of false and fabricated allegations against the Islamic Republic, advising the news outlet to base its reports on credible and trustworthy sources instead of citing unfounded claims of Israel and terror organizations.

British ambassador returns to Tehran 

British Ambassador to Tehran Simon Shercliff has announced his return to the Iranian capital after he was recalled by London for consultation.

Iran announces new sanctions on EU and Britain

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has in a statement announced sanctions against some individuals and entities in France and Britain as well as some European lawmakers.

Iran condemns EU, UK bans on real and legal persons, vows own sanctions

Iran has strongly condemned a move by the European Union and Britain to impose sanctions on some Iranian real and legal persons, saying Tehran will soon announce its own bans against the Europeans.

Iranian defense ministry denies executed MI6 spy was deputy defense chief

Iran’s defense ministry denies that executed British spy Alireza Akbari ever held the post of deputy defense minister of the Islamic Republic.

UK sanctions Iran’s prosecutor general in response to MI6 spy execution

The United Kingdom has sanctioned Iran’s prosecutor general in response to Tehran’s execution of an Iranian-British national convicted of espionage for the British intelligence agency, Foreign Minister James Cleverly confirmed on Saturday.

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