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Britain's Foreign Office summoned a senior Iranian diplomat over comments made Friday by Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a Foreign Office spokesman said.

Charge d'Affaires Safar Ali Eslamian Koupei was told by a senior official that "Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei's comments about Britain were unacceptable and not based on fact," the spokesman said.

The Foreign Office had originally summoned the Iranian Ambassador to Britain, Rasoul Movahedian, but he was not in the UK. Read full article »

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