Britain says Iranian vote to expel diplomat 'regrettable'

AFP , Sunday 27 Nov 2011

Britain described as "regrettable" Sunday a vote by Iran's parliament to expel its ambassador to Tehran, and warned London would respond "robustly" if the threat was followed through.

"The Iranian parliament's vote to expel our ambassador is regrettable," a Foreign Office spokesman said, adding: "If the Iranian government acts on this, we will respond robustly in consultation with our international partners."

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