UK Minister for the Middle East to visit Iran

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(FCO Press Release): Andrew Murrison will travel to Iran for senior level talks with the Iranian government

UK Minister of State for the Middle East, Dr Murrison, will conduct a short visit to Iran on 23 June.

The UK has an ongoing diplomatic dialogue with Iran. At this time of increased regional tensions and at a crucial period for the future of the nuclear deal, this visit is an opportunity for further open, frank and constructive engagement with the government of Iran. Dr Murrison will call for urgent de-escalation in the region and raise UK and international concerns about Iran’s regional conduct and its threat to cease complying with the nuclear deal to which the UK remains fully committed.