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Iran

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 13th January 2020.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones Conservative, Clwyd West 3:31 pm, 13th January 2020

The demonstrations on the streets of Tehran in which the British ambassador was inadvertently caught up follow a large amount of similar activity across the country towards the end of last year when several hundred Iranians lost their lives. Can my right hon. Friend confirm that when considering with his international colleagues the proper response to the events of last week, he and they will be mindful of the fact that large numbers of the Iranian people deplore the actions of the regime under which they live and want nothing more than freedom and the facility to live in peace with their neighbours?