France recalls ambassador from Iran

November 30, 2011 19:55

PARIS - France said on Wednesday it was recalling its ambassador from Iran for consultations a day after protesters stormed the British embassy in Tehran.

"Given the flagrant and unacceptable violation of the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations and the seriousness of the violence, the French authorities have decided to recall their ambassador from Iran for consultations," French foreign ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said in a statement.

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