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William Hague has said Iranian and UK officials will meet for a second time in Geneva next week. The Foreign Secretary added that it is understood on both sides that a "bi-lateral relationship needs to proceed on a step-by-step and reciprocal basis".
The UK is to take steps towards re-opening its embassies in Iran, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said. Mr Hague hinted the UK and United States would be willing to look again at sanctions against Iran if its leadership was prepared to review its nuclear programme.
He told MPs in a statement to the House of Commons that both Iran and the UK would appoint charges d'affaires as part of efforts to broker better bilateral relations.
Addressing the House of Commons on the Middle East, Foreign Secretary William Hague said he will appoint a non-resident chargé d’affaires tasked with building relations with Iran.