Iran expressed a strong protest to the United Kingdom over the incident with its embassy in London that has been recently attacked by the radicals, country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, APA reports quoting ISNA news agency..
“Immediately after the incident was reported, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs Abbas Araqchi expressed the Islamic Republic of Iran’s strong protest to the British ambassador to Tehran and demanded that the UK police fully protect our diplomats in London and immediately deal with the assailants,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.
The spokesman noted that the UK Ambassador to Iran has extended the apologies to Tehran, according to the ISNA news agency.
On Friday, the UK police said that it has detained four people for conducting a demonstration on the balcony of the Iranian Embassy in London. Iran’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad confirmed that the embassy was targeted by the radical group.