Tehran, Iran ( Market News) : Sky News has confirmed the arrest of the United Kingdom Ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire. The ambassador was arrested by Iranian authorities as an unknown foreigner in an illegal gathering.
he was later released after he confirmed his identity, according Iran deputy foreign minister.
Iranian deputy foreign minister has tweeted to say UK ambassador Rob Macaire “wasn’t detained but arrested as an unknown foreigner in an illegal gathering” and was freed 15 minutes after his identity was confirmed
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) January 12, 2020
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the arrest of the UK Ambassador to Iran is a “flagrant violation of international law”.
Rob Macaire was arrested and held in Tehran during demonstrations and then released.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) January 11, 2020
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tried to say, if you don’t condemn all breaches of international law,even from friends & allies, then it becomes hard to insist on adherence to international law from others.
stephen field wroteThere is nothing you can do about it.. after 10 years of coalition or conservative government..where is our navy.. island nation 5 destroyer’s..are you having a laugh .if you can’t defend our nation you and defence secretary GO.