Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-UK Relations

15 million Britons facing higher energy bills

Some 15 millions of customers in Britain are facing higher bills for gas and electricity since Friday as the energy price cap has increased.

Iran’s President: Tehran won’t give in to bullying

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi says the Islamic Republic will not give into to bullying.

Iran FM calls for measurable actions by JCPOA parties

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has told Britain's new Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss that Iran has heard many words and promises in the 2015 nuclear deal, but has not seen any action.

UK PM reshuffles cabinet, foreign secretary moved

Dominic Raab has lost his job as the UK foreign secretary in a government reshuffle carried out by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Iran FM to UK counterpart: Tehran sanctions illegal

The Iranian foreign minister, in a telephone conversation with his British counterpart, said Tehran expects all anti-Iran sanctions to be removed, describing them as illegal.

US, Not Iran, Hindering Release of Iranian-British Prisoner: Araqchi

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has hit back at the British foreign secretary for urging the release of an Iranian-British prisoner, saying it is the US that is hindering her release.

UK Envoy Says No Ill Intention Behind His Photo with Russian Envoy

Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry for Western Europe, who is also an assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister, invited British Ambassador to Tehran Simon Shercliff to ask him for explanation about the photo of his recent meeting with the Russian ambassador posted on Twitter.

Iran Outraged by Controversial Photo Tweeted by Russian Embassy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has harshly blsted a controversial tweet by the Russian embassy in Tehran.

Iran Summons UK Envoy to Protest Dominic Raab’s Accusations over Ship Attack

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the British charge d’affaires in Tehran to protest the anti-Iran accusations by the British foreign secretary regarding the attack on the Israeli-managed oil tanker off Oman Thursday.

Iran Warns UK, Israel It Will Give Strong Response to Any Adventure

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly condemned and deeply regretted the baseless accusations made by the British foreign secretary against the Islamic Republic of Iran, which were repeated by the US secretary of state in the same context and contained contradictory, false and provocative accusations.

Iran’s New Ambassador to UK Meets Queen Elizabeth II

Iran's new ambassador to London Mohsen Baharvand had a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

Iran Summons British Envoy to Protest Harassment of Its Voters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, June 19, 2021, to protest against the problems created for the Iranian voters in Britain, the Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

US Must Cease Using Sanctions as Leverage, Zarif Tells UK’s Raab

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US must stop using its sanctions as leverage against the Islamic Republic.

Exhibition of Ancient Persian Artefacts Opens in London Museum

An exhibition of artifacts belonging to Ancient Persia has opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, showcasing Iran’s 5,000-year-old history

Iran Sentences Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to Another Year in Jail

Iranian-British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to a one-year jail term and will be banned from leaving Iran for a year, according to her lawyer Hojjat Kermani.

Iranian, British Top Diplomats Discuss Return to JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart Dominic Raab had a telephone conversation on Saturday upon the latter's request.

Lifting of US Sanctions Only Diplomatic Option Available, Rouhani Tells Johnson

The Iranian president says Washington’s lifting of anti-Iran sanctions and living up to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal is the only diplomatic way to resolve the current standoff.

Iranian-British Inmate’s Ankle Tag Removed as Her 5-Year Term Ends

Iranian-British prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has finally been released after the end of her five-year sentence, but she still faces a second charge, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani says.

UK Hides Truth about Mutated Strain of Coronavirus: Iran

The Iranian health minister has accused London of hiding the truth about the mutated variant of the novel Coronavirus after a 71-year-old woman with no travel history died of the UK strain.

Iran’s Leader Bans Import of American, British COVID-19 Vaccines

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, has banned the import of American and British-made vaccines, saying the vaccines produced by these two countries cannot be trusted.

Iran Suspends Flights to UK for 2 Weeks after Emergence of New Strain of Coronavirus

Iran has suspended flights to the United Kingdom for two weeks following reports that Britain has identified a new strain of COVID-19 which spreads more quickly.

UK Parliamentary Report Advocates Regime Change in Iran: Envoy

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Embassy in London has strongly condemned a report that a committee of the UK Parliament has published about relationship with Tehran.

Iranian-British National Gets Jail Term on Security Charges

An Iranian court has sentenced Iranian-British national Kameel (Mohammad) Ahmadi to nine years’ imprisonment and a cash fine of €600,000.

Iran Frees British-Australian ‘Spy’ in Exchange for Three Iranians Jailed Abroad

Iran has released British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert, jailed on charge of spying for Israel, in a prisoner swap involving three Iranian inmates jailed abroad.

Iranian, British Top Diplomats Hold Phone Talks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a telephone conversation with his British counterpart Dominic Raab on Monday.

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