Britain to Reopen Embassy in Tehran This Weekend

Britain will reopen its embassy in Iran this weekend nearly four years after protesters ransacked the elegant ambassadorial residence and burned the British flag.

The move marks a thawing of ties with Iran since it reached a nuclear deal with the United States, China, Russia, Germany, France and Britain.

"The foreign secretary (Philip Hammond) will travel to Iran to reopen our embassy there," a British diplomatic source told Reuters on Thursday.READ MORE PF THIS STORY

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