On Sunday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador in Tehran and handed him a “strongly worded” protest note following the attack on the Iranian embassy in London.
And the Iranian (official) IRNA news agency stated that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the British ambassador in Tehran, Simon Shercliffe, today, and reminded him of the “undertakings of the British government pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1961 and 1963).”
She added that the Iranian Foreign Ministry informed the British ambassador of its protest against the failure of his country’s police to prevent the occurrence of such unfortunate events.
For his part, the British ambassador expressed his regret over this attack. He stressed that he would convey Tehran’s position to London, looking forward to not repeating such events in the future, according to the Iranian agency.