Iran and UK

Zarif: detention of Grace1 tanker was unlawful

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the detention of Iran's Grace 1 tanker by Gibraltar was illegal, despite the fact that it was released. "Nothing changes the fact: detention was 100% …

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Gibraltar frees crewmembers of Iranian tanker

Gibraltar’s authorities have released from custody the captain and three crewmembers of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker, which was detained by Gibraltar on July 4, the Gibraltar Chronicle newspaper reported, citing Gibraltar’s …

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British warship deployed to the Gulf - media

  A Royal Navy warship has set sail to join a US-led taskforce to protect merchant ships from Iranian forces in the Gulf. Type-23 frigate HMS Kent left Portsmouth Naval Base to take over duties in the Strait of …

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Iran-UK row breaks out in Strait of Hormuz

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf at night, according to the media reports. CNN cited two U.S. officials as saying that the British Heritage …

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Johnson: Iran nuclear deal makes world safer

British foreign minister Boris Johnson will attend talks in Brussels focused on the Iran nuclear deal amid concerns about US president Donald Trump’s opposition to the agreement.  The …

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 Khamenei: US and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. "Once again, the nation tells the US, …

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Results of Boris Johnson's visit to Iran

The UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has ended his two-day visit to Iran without any announcement on the release of the British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, but has agreed with Iran's …

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U.K. concerned by reports of Iran missile test

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he is “extremely concerned” by reports that Iran tested a missile, saying the action was inconsistent with United Nations resolutions. He urged the nation to halt “such provocative …

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Tehran ready to resume dialogue with Riyadh

Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad underlined that the Riyadh government needs to quit its anti-Iran policies in order to be able to resume diplomatic relations with Tehran. "Saudis must acknowledge …

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British Airways resumes direct flights to Iran

British Airways has resumed direct flights to Iran after the lifting of sanctions. The service was suspended in October 2012 amid instability in the country. Six return flights per week will operate between London Heathrow and Tehran, …

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