Iran wants UK to apologize over former ambassador's arrest
Iran's President Mohammad Khatami wants an apology from the UK for the arrest of Tehran's former ambassador in Buenos Aires on an international arrest warrant from Argentina, state radio reported Sunday.
"I hope that the British government will swiftly go back on this incorrect action and apologize," the radio quoted the Iranian president as saying of Hadi Soleimanpour's detention in Durham on suspicion of involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.
"The Islamic Republic will never let this ugly and lying conspiracy take place against Iran and will follow the case closely," Khatami made clear. (Albawaba.com)
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