What happened to the Iranian Embassy in London?

The Iranian Embassy siege took place from 30 April to 5 May 1980, after a group of six armed men stormed the Iranian embassy on Prince’s Gate in South Kensington, London.

When did the Iranian Embassy in London close?

On February 20, 2014 the Embassy was restored and the two countries agreed to restart diplomatic relations….Embassy of Iran, London.

Embassy of Iran in London
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Location South Kensington, London
Address 16 Prince’s Gate, London, SW7 1PT

Does Iran have a UK embassy?

The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Tehran is the United Kingdom’s diplomatic mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is located at 198 Ferdowsi Avenue in Tehran.

How do I contact the Iran embassy?

Embassy of Iran in New Delhi, India

  1. Address.
  2. 5, Barakhamba Road. New Delhi 110001. India.
  3. (+91) 11-2332 0491. (+91) 11-4247 7786.
  4. No fax number.
  5. [email protected]
  6. newdelhi.mfa.ir.
  7. Dr Ali Chegeni, Ambassador.
  8. Visa applications accepted. Legalization services available.

How long did it take the SAS to clear the Iranian embassy?

The SAS went in barely 20 minutes after the command was issued – their assault relayed by TV cameras trained on the embassy. In 15 minutes it was all over. The siege ended with two hostages dead and one of the gunmen left alive. Here, one of the hostages manages to climb out of the embassy.

Is it safe for UK to visit Iran?

The FCDO advise all British nationals against all travel to: within 100km of the entire Iran/Afghanistan border. within 10km of the entire Iran/Iraq border. the province of Sistan-Baluchistan.

Does Indian need visa for Iran?

Yes, all Indian passport holders require a visit to visit Iran. Visa must be obtained from the Embassy of Iran in India. All Indian visitors entering into Iran must have a valid visa and passport or travel document, as well as onward tickets and sufficient funds to support themselves while in the country.