Iranian, British Foreign Ministers hold talks in New York
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Wednesday that the allegations made by an Argentine judge against
former Iranian ambassador to Buenos Aires, "lack legal credibility", according to IRNA news agency.
During a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw on the fringes of the 58th UN General Assembly in New York, Kharrazi urged the British government to secure the immediate freedom of Iranian diplomat Hadi Soleimanpour.
Straw, for his part, said that the British government would do what it can within the British legal code to help release Soleimanpour from custody, the agency said.
In addition, Straw expressed concern with regards to the recent shooting incidents on the building of the British Embassy in Tehran.
Kharrazi, in return, reaffirmed his government's commitment to protect the diplomatic premises, the agency added. (Albawaba.com)
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