U.K.’s Hammond to Visit Tehran as Diplomatic Ties Re-Established

U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will visit Tehran “over the coming days,” his office said, after the Guardian newspaper reported Britain will reopen its embassy in the Iranian capital this weekend.

The Foreign Office declined to comment further on the Guardian report, which also said Iran will reopen its embassy in London. Hammond said last month that he hoped to reopen the British embassy in Tehran this year.

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