UK MP hopes nuclear framework helps reopen British Embassy in Tehran
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 4
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
Head of Iran-UK Chamber of Commerce Lord Norman Lamont expressed hope that the recent nuclear framework agreed between Iran and the group 5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany) will help reopen the British Embassy in Tehran.
Also a member of the British Parliament, Lamont expressed happiness over the outcome of the nuclear talks between Tehran and the world powers, IRNA news agency reported April 4.
"Of course the British government has been moving more slowly in meeting this situation, but I hope that we will soon see the British Embassy in Tehran open again," he said.
He further noted efforts by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his US counterpart Barack Obama aimed at make the agreement possible.
The official expressed optimism that the agreement will benefit all sides and boost Tehran-London relations in particular.
Iran and the six world powers, accompanied by the EU, reached a political framework for the ongoing nuclear talks on April 2.
The sides are to reach a comprehensive deal by July 1, in which Iran would restrict its nuclear program to some extend as demanded by the powers, and in return, the international sanctions on the Islamic Republic's economy would be lifted.