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LONDON — Britain's Foreign Office said Thursday that its ambassador to
Iran had rebuked the country's vice president for calling British people
Ahmadinejad slams US 'cowboy logic'
In a speech Monday, Mohammad Reza Rahimi said that Britons were "a bunch of
idiots ruled by mafia," and criticized UK Prime Minister David Cameron's
Though British officials usually let such remarks pass, Ambassador Simon
Gass wrote a blog post on a government website in Farsi sharply criticizing Rahimi.
He said the Iranian official had shown a lack of respect with his
"illogical and worthless remark."
The Foreign Office said it decided Rahimi's comments merited a response.