22 Jun 2019

Foreign office urges “urgent de-escalation” in US-Iran tensions

The Foreign office minister Andrew Murrison is heading for Iran tomorrow for talks with the government, calling for “urgent de-escalation” in the region.

Tensions have been rising between the United States and Iran in recent days. Although today President Trump said he ‘appreciated’ Tehran’s decision not to shoot down a manned US plane, describing it as “very wise”.

Harry Smith reports.