PM Cameron tells Iran: Britain wants to re-open Tehran embassy

July 16, 2015 20:40

Prime Minister David Cameron told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday that the nuclear deal marked a fresh start in relations and that he was committed to re-opening the British embassy in Tehran.

"The Prime Minister expressed his hope that this deal would mark a fresh start in bilateral relations between the UK and Iran," Cameron's spokesman said of the telephone call."The Prime Minister made clear that he remained committed to re-opening the British embassy in Tehran," the spokesman said.

The British embassy was closed after hundreds of Iranian demonstrators stormed the building in November 2011.

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