Hague to appoint a diplomat to build relations with Iran

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.

E66c88ad2b713bb31831a560e5f13094_normal

.@williamjhague: We must test Iranian Government’s sincerity to the full, and it is important our channels of communication are open #Iran

E66c88ad2b713bb31831a560e5f13094_normal

.@williamjhague: @jzarif & I agreed both countries will appoint a non-resident chargé d’affaires tasked with building relations #Iran 1/2

E66c88ad2b713bb31831a560e5f13094_normal

.@williamjhague: This will include interim steps on the way towards eventual re-opening of both our Embassies #Iran 2/2

Advertisement

UK to build relations with Iran

The UK is to take steps towards re-opening its embassies in Iran, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.