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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.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was told in his Monday trip to Tehran that Iranian-British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a citizen of Iran, convicted based on Iran’s domestic law.
Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed on October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, might have lost his life for disclosing Riyadh’s funding of an anti-Iran6 UK-based TV channel, the British daily Guardian suggests.