Iran recalls London Envoy

Iran recalls London Envoy
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First Published: Tue, Jun 23 2009. 04 59 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Jun 23 2009. 04 59 PM IST
TEHRAN: An Iranian parliamentarian said on Tuesday Tehran would temporarily recall its ambassador to Britain, Iranian news agencies reported.
A senior Iranian government source said he could not confirm the report.
The lawmaker, Mahmoud Ahmadi, was speaking after a meeting on Monday between parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission and Foreign Minister Manoucher Mottaki, state broadcaster IRIB reported.Theis report coincides with continued unrest in the aftermath of political elections earlier this month.
“In the meeting yesterday we concluded to summon Iran’s ambassador to London for a limited time for some explanations and a complete report of events and Britain’s interference in Iran’s internal affairs,” Ahmadi said.
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First Published: Tue, Jun 23 2009. 04 59 PM IST