British envoy expresses sorrow over assault on Iran embassy

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News ID: 20398
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 17:24 - 11 March 2018
TEHRAN, March 11 - British Ambassador to Iran Nicholas Hopton expressed sorrow over assault on Iranian embassy in London.

British envoy expresses sorrow over assault on Iran embassyTEHRAN,Young Journalists Club (YJC) - “I was so sorry about what happened in Iranian embassy in London on Friday. Britain takes Vienna Convention requirements serious. Safety and security of diplomats and diplomatic missions in Britain are quite important,” he tweeted.

On Saturday, Iran summoned the British ambassador to Tehran over an attack on the Islamic Republic's diplomatic mission in London.

"Following an assault by a number of individuals affiliated to an extremist religious group on the Islamic Republic of Iran's Embassy in London, the country's ambassador was summoned by the director general for Europe affairs [at the Iranian Foreign Ministry] today," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday.

A number of attackers scaled the wall of Iran's Embassy building in London on Friday and took down the Iranian flag.

The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported that British police carried out no measure to protect the compound during the attack.


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