[size=30]Boroujerdi holds the British government responsible for the attack on the Iranian embassy in London[/size]
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The head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Shura Council, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, called on the British government to "assume its responsibilities" after the attack on his embassy in London.
Alaaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Shura Council, called on the British government Saturday to "shoulder its responsibilities" for the attack on his country's embassy in London.
Boroujerdi said that "radical elements" who entered the Iranian embassy through the balcony "would not have been without escorting and condoning British security forces and police."
The Iranian official said that the attack by a group of extremists on the embassy and entering the balcony is just a "propaganda review," explaining that "the group they follow does not constitute anything important in Iran's security issues."
Boroujerdi also called on his country's foreign ministry to "summon the British ambassador," calling on London to "carry the repair of any damage suffered by the Iranian embassy."
Advisor to the Iranian Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati said that the British government is responsible for maintaining the security of diplomatic missions, including the Embassy of Iran, noting that "failing to prevent the attack of a number of bastards to his embassy in London," as he put it.
In turn, Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Baqir Nubakht said attacking the embassy was "outrageous." He pointed out that the British police did not observe the international norms followed, "pointing out that his country will deal with this issue" seriously ".
Tehran told London on Friday its "strong objection" to the entry of the group to the balcony of the Iranian embassy building and attack on the Iranian flag, while Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasimi called on British authorities to "prosecute the perpetrators and their captors."