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Iran’s government spokesman has strongly criticized the UK ambassador’s participation in an illegal rally in Tehran, warning London against interference in the Islamic Republic’s domestic affairs.
Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned UK Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire over his unconventional behavior and attendance at illegal rallies in Tehran.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says the British ambassador was not arrested as a UK top diplomat but as “an unknown foreigner” in an illegal gathering in Tehran for a few minutes.
British Ambassador Rob Macaire, who was briefly arrested last night, says he did not attend a protest gathering outside Amirkabir University of Technology on Saturday evening.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has reminded British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about the significant role of General Qassem Soleimani in the fight against terrorism, saying Britons in London would have not enjoyed security without the late Iranian commander’s efforts.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the new government of the United Kingdom is expected to fulfill its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad decried the delay a subsidiary company of the UK Defense Ministry in paying its debt to Iran for a series of defense deals signed between the two countries before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.