Iran: Politics and Government

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 27th July 2018.

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Photo of Bob Blackman Bob Blackman Conservative, Harrow East

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has received representations on the arrest of an Iranian diplomat in Germany on charges related to a foiled plot against the Iran Freedom – The Alternative gathering on 30 June 2018 in Paris; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

We have not received specific representations from any other governments on the arrest of an Iranian diplomat in Germany but we are concerned by reports that an Iranian diplomat may have been involved with a plot against a conference in Paris.

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