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Iranian demonstrators burn British flag 311 R.
Britain evacuated all its diplomatic staff from its embassy in Tehran Wednesday, according to Western diplomatic sources. The move comes after protesters
stormed two British Embassy compounds in Tehran Tuesday, smashing windows,
hurling petrol bombs and burning the British flag in a protest against sanctions imposed by Britain. RELATED:Britain downplays hostage crisis at embassy in IranWestern leaders demand Iran protect UK diplomatsIran's Guardian Council approved Monday a
parliamentary bill compelling the government to expel the British
ambassador in retaliation for the sanctions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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