British Ambassador to Iran Robert Makarrata: UK Government
In Tehran, police arrested British Ambassador to Iran Robert Macaire for participating in protests in Iranian capital. It is reported by TASS, citing local media.
On Saturday, January 11, a group of students gathered at Tehran University of Technology name of Amir Kabir to protest in connection with the recognition of the Iranian armed forces responsible for the fall of the Ukrainian Boeing 737. The British Ambassador tried to guide the actions of the crowd, being located near the educational institution store.
A few hours after the arrest of Makaira released. In connection with the incident it is called to the Iranian foreign Ministry on Sunday, January 12.
In several Iranian cities on 11 January were anti-government demonstrations in connection with the recognition of the Iranian authorities responsible for the crash of the Boeing 737 of the company “Ukraine International airlines” on January 8 in Tehran.
The protesters demanded the resignation of Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Protests were held in and near the technical University. Sharif. According to some reports, ten of its graduates killed in the disaster.
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