Saturday, August 20, 2022

Iran-UK Relations

Iran Says Guardian Trying to ‘Blackwash’ Its Human Rights Situation

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected the recent reports published by the Guardian newspaper, saying it is quite clear why such custom-tailored reports try to blackwash the situation of human rights in Iran, especially at this juncture.

Iran Condemns Attack on British Diplomatic Mission in Iraq

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned any attack on diplomatic missions after a roadside bombing reportedly targeted a British diplomatic convoy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

UK Debt to Iran Has Nothing to Do with Release of Jailed Criminals: Defence Ministry

The Ministry of Defence of the Islamic Republic has issued a statement regarding Britain’s non-fulfilment of its 40-year debts to Iran over a military deal between the two countries.

Iran Vows to Act Proportionately If UK Violates JCPOA Commitments

Iran says it will give a proportionate response if signatories to the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), fail to fulfill their commitments under the agreement.

UK Must Apologize for Role in 1953 Coup in Iran: Envoy

Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has demanded the British government apologize to Tehran for its role in the 1953 Iranian coup d'état.

Tehran War Cemetery; A World War Site Inside British Embassy

One of the most interesting cemeteries in Iran’s capital belongs to the soldiers of Alliance who were killed during the two World Wars.

Iran Resumes Direct Flights to Manchester

Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air will resume its direct flights from Tehran to the UK city of Manchester as of Saturday.

Three Iranian Films in 2020 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield International Documentary Festival (SIDF) is going to screen three Iranian films in its 2020 edition.

London Mayor Says Iran More Successful Than UK in Battling COVID-19

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has hailed Iran’s endeavor in the containment of the deadly coronavirus pandemic despite Washington’s cruel sanctions, saying Tehran has even been more successful than Britain in this regard.

UK MPs Urge US to Drop Sanctions to Help Contain Epidemic in Iran

The British Parliament has filed a petition, asking the US government to immediately lift sanctions on Iran during the coronavirus outbreak, says the Iranian envoy.

Iran Asks UK to Defy US Sanctions

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the UK not to follow the US’ cruel sanctions against the Iranian people.

UK Ambassador Returns to Iran, Calls for Bilateral Talks

Britain’s Ambassador to Iran Robert Macaire says he is back in Tehran, stressing the importance of holding talks between Iran and Britain to achieve progress on issues that are important to both countries.

Prince Charles Praises Iranians, Says Willing to Visit Iran

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has told the Sunday Times newspaper he would like to make an official visit to Iran.

UK Ambassador Leaves Iran after Controversies: Report

British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire has reportedly left Iran after harsh criticisms of his controversial attendance in an “illegal” protest rally in Tehran.

Iran Condemns UK Officials’ Improper Measures, Comments

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly condemned the British ambassador’s unlawful and unprofessional measure and his suspicious attendance at a gathering in Tehran, as well as the inappropriate comments made by other UK officials.

Iran Releases Video of UK Envoy Attending Illegal Protests in Tehran

A video has been released by the Iranian police showing the UK ambassador to Tehran among the protesters who had gathered in an “illegal” rally in front of a university in Tehran.

Iran Warns UK against Meddling in Its Domestic Affairs

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 Summons UK Ambassador for Attending Illegal Rally

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.

UK Ambassador Not Arrested but Detained as Unknown Foreigner: Iran

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.

UK Ambassador Denies Attending Protest Rally in Tehran

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.

London Owes Its Security to Gen. Soleimani, Rouhani Tells Johnson

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 Summons UK Envoy over ‘Unacceptable’ Remarks

Britain’s ambassador to Tehran has been summoned by Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the support that a number of top UK officials have voiced for the US assassination of Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran Censures Europe’s Inaction on JCPOA

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has lambasted the European parties’ failure to honor their commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran Expects New UK Gov’t to Fulfill JCPOA Commitments

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.

Iran Bans Cooperation with British Council

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says any form of cooperation with the British Council — which has a record of helping London recruit spies — is forbidden and will lead to prosecution.

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