Iran arrests UK ambassador for suspecting him of organizing protests: Tasnim

The UK ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire has been arrested during the protests in Tehran on Saturday, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

Macaire was allegedly present during the Saturday protests in front of Tehran’s Amir Kabir University and was arrested then, according to Tasnim.

Macaire was released a few hours later following a mediation effort by Iran’s Foreign Ministry, according to the report, adding that he will be summoned on Sunday for further investigation.

Article URL : https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/01/12/Iran-arrests-UK-ambassador-for-suspecting-him-of-organizing-protests-Tasnim.html

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