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British embassy attack ‘illegal’ says top Iran cleric

Top Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami has sharply criticised the storming of the British embassy in Tehran by hundreds of pro-regime protesters, calling the attack “illegal,” media reports said Sunday. “I explicitly say that I am against attacking embassies and occupying them,” he was quoted as saying by the ISNA…

Iranian diplomats leave Britain after protest violence

Diplomats at the Iranian embassy in London left Britain on Friday after being expelled following the storming of the British embassy in Tehran, the Foreign Office said. “I can confirm that, earlier this afternoon, all diplomatic staff of theIranian embassy in London took off from Heathrow airport,” said a spokesman. “They are returning to Iran in…