Iranian police use tear gas to disperse protesters from British Embassy
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 29 / Trend T.Jafarov, E. Kosolapova /
Iranian police used teargas to disperse protesters from British Embassy, Fars News Agency reported.
Some 200 protesters have arrived in the Embassy. Some of them have been arrested but some others tried to continue to occupy the Embassy.
Following the incursion by demonstrators into the UK's Embassy premises in Tehran, the Foreign Office said it expects the Iranian Government to act urgently to bring the situation under control, British Foreign Secretary announced.
Commenting today a Foreign Office spokesperson said:"There has been a incursion by a significant number of demonstrators into our Embassy premises, including vandalism to our property.
"This is a fluid situation and details are still emerging.
"We are outraged by this. It is utterly unacceptable and we condemn it.
"Under international law , including the Vienna Convention, the Iranian Government have a clear duty to protect diplomats and Embassies in their country and expect them to act urgently to bring the situation under control and ensure the safety of our staff and security of our property."
The Iranian police are trying to disperse the participants of the rally from the embassy, Fars news agency reported. The special police units arrived at the scene. Several students were detained.
Iranian students burst into the UK Embassy in Iran and throw everything outside the door. They tore down the UK Queen Elizabeth's picture.
The protestors lowered the UK flag from the embassy and erected Iranian flag instead of it.
According to the report, protestors condemned anti-Iran policy of the UK and the West countries.