Monday, September 26, 2022

Iran-UK Relations

“Imam Khomeini Refused Offer to Teach in UK”

Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic, was so interested in the classes of one of his teachers that he turned down an offer by top British officials to go to the UK and teach philosophy classes there.

Islamic Art at Christie’s: From Miniature to Qajar Paintings

Several pieces of Islamic art will be put up for auction at Christie’s, London, on April 27.

Iranian Nationals in Britain Reject Rumours of Bank Account Closure

A number of Iranian nationals living in Britain have rejected the reports about the closure of their accounts in UK banks, expressing concern over the spread of such rumours which can tarnish their reputation and lead to the creation of growing distrust towards them.

Iran Strongly Denounces London Terrorist Attack

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack in the British capital, London, saying that today terrorism knows no borders and geography.

UK Following US Steps in Breaking Promises to Iran: MP

An Iranian MP lashed out at Britain for failing to fulfil its commitments to Iran based on a uranium contract, saying London will keep breaking its promises to Iran for as long as it can.

Iran Raps UK for Lack of Commitment to Yellowcake Deal

An Iranian MP slammed Britain’s failure to fulfil its commitments on the contract to sell 900 tonnes of concentrated uranium to Iran, saying that Parliament is going to discuss the issue.

IRGC Commander Says Britain Has No Place in Middle East

A ranking Iranian commander recommended Britain to keep away from the Middle East region before running into new troubles.

Iranian Diplomat Explains How He Was Captured in London by US Order

Nasrollah Tajik, a veteran Iranian diplomat, has talked about the way he was captured in October 2006 by the British police based on an order from the White House.

Britain’s Anti-Iran Stances Aimed at Expanding Its Market in Arab States: Analyst

A senior analyst of British affairs says Iran is a ‘potential’ possibility for Britain, but the recent anti-Iran remarks made by British officials are mainly aimed at pleasing Arab states, which are considered as ‘actual’ targets for London.

Iran’s Ambassador to Britain Urges People to Beware of Provocations

Iranian ambassador to London has called for vigilance against certain groups that provoke people to stage protest rallies in front of Iranian embassies across the world, and also foreign embassies in Tehran.

Iran Bans Any Gathering in Front of British Embassy

An Iranian official says no permission has been issued for any protest gathering in front of British embassy in Tehran, and security forces will prevent people from holding any rallies.

Britain Has Been Source of Misery in Mideast for Two Centuries: Iran’s Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei blamed the Islamic world’s predicaments on “divisive plots” hatched by arrogant powers, US and Britain in particular, and referred to the United Kingdom as the source of misery in regional countries.

Saudi, UK Anti-Iran Claims, Smokescreen for Terror Support: Iran

Iran says Saudi Arabia and Britain are making comments against the Islamic Republic in a bid to cover up their destructive role in supporting Takfiri terrorism.

May’s Anti-Iran Comments Part of Attempts to Evade Britain’s Crises: Official

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said British Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent remarks against the Islamic Republic are part of a policy to dominate regional countries and evade Britain’s economic and identity crises.

Iran Dismisses British PM’s Ill-Advised, Divisive Remarks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejected British Prime Minister Theresa May’s allegation that Iran has aggressive behavior in the region, saying London appears to have opted for old divisive polices again to appease certain Persian Gulf Arab states and sell them arms.

How Margret Thatcher Paid Millions to Keep SAS Iran Embassy Siege Secrets

The newly released Home Office file showed how the Iron Lady was made to act to avoid a court case that would threaten to expose the secrets of the SAS and allow soldiers to be sued for doing their duty.

BP in Talks with Iran to Develop 4 Oilfields

Director of National Iranian South Oil Company Bijan Alipour said negotiations are underway with the British Petroleum (BP) on development of four oilfields in south of Iran.

Iran, Britain Appoint New Envoys

Iran and Britain named their new ambassadors to London and Tehran, as the two incoming officials held a gathering with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.

Brexit Widely Covered by Iranian Newspapers on Saturday

IFP has prepared a report on how Iranian newspapers covered Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, on their Saturday headlines and editorials.

Iran Says Respects Brexit Referendum Results

Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced that the country honors the British people’s decision to leave the European Union, and made it clear that Brexit will not bring about any change in Tehran’s attitude towards London.

Britain-Iran Chamber of Commerce: Serious Negotiation with Banks to Ease Work with Iran

The chairperson of the Britain-Iran Chamber of Commerce said currently banking issues are the main problem in engagement with Iran, so in Britain there is serious negotiation for resolving the problem.

US fears obstructing trade with Iran – UK

British trade officials say fears from US punitive measures is preventing the country’s businesses to approach the Iranian market.

Iran urges facilitation of banking operations, trade exchanges

Iran calls for the facilitation of its banking transactions and trade exchanges with world countries following the January removal of sanctions against Tehran, the chief of staff of President Hassan Rouhani says.

British Airways to resume flights to Iran

Iran’s media said on Thursday that an agreement has been signed with Britain that would allow the country’s flag carrier airline British Airways to resume flights to Iran after a hiatus of six years.

Britain’s Biggest-Ever Trade Mission to Visit Iran in May

A huge delegation of British businessmen is planned to travel to Iran in May in a bid to explore business opportunities in the Islamic Republic following the termination of anti-Tehran sanctions.

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