Quotes of the Day

A police officer stands guard outside the Iranian embassy in central London, on November 30, 2011
Thursday, Dec. 01, 2011

Open quoteIf any country makes it impossible for us to operate on their soil they cannot expect to have a functioning embassy here. Close quote

  • the U.K. foreign secretary, explaining to parliament the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from the country, following the closure of the British embassy in Tehran after its violent storming by protesters Tuesday.
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