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UK summons Iranian ambassador over envoy's arrest

Reuters Monday, 13 January 2020 ()
Britain has summoned the Iranian ambassador to the country to convey its strong objections to the brief arrest of London's envoy to Tehran on Saturday, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
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The Foreign Secretary has demanded an apology from the Iranian ambassador in London after the arrest of Britain's top diplomat in Tehran. Rob Macaire was detained as demonstrations broke out over the shooing down of a Ukrainian airliner by Iranian forces and was subsequently called in by the foreign...

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