Marzieh Afkham did not specifically mention journalist Jason Rezaian by name in her comments Wednesday at a news conference.
Britain has had no diplomatic presence in Tehran since hard-liners protesting the imposition of international sanctions stormed it in November 2011.
IRNA quoted Col. Farzad Fereidouni, a local air defense system commander, in a report Saturday as saying the unmanned aircraft was shot down in recent days after it “confronted” the air defense missile system.
The surface-to-surface Fateh-313, or Conqueror, was unveiled at a ceremony marking Defense Industry Day and attended by President Hassan Rouhani, who said military might was necessary to achieve peace in the volatile Middle East.
The revelation on Wednesday riled Republican lawmakers in the U.S. who have been severely critical of a broader agreement to limit Iran’s future nuclear programs.
Fox News has reported that Soleimani visited Moscow last month for meetings with President Vladimir Putin and his defense minister.
Indian leaders agreed to enforce that sanctions saying that this is something that they are willing to do if it can advance US’ effort to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon through diplomacy.
Israel considers a nuclear Iran an “existential threat” and has vowed to foil any attempt by the Islamic Republic to attain such a capability.
Obama said “alternatives to military actions will have been exhausted once we reject a hard-won diplomatic solution that the world almost unanimously supports.”
Kerry said the Hiroshima anniversary is a “very, very powerful reminder” of the impact of war.
In 2013, a magnitude-6.1 quake killed at least 37 people in an area of the same province where Monday’s quake struck.
North Korea has been blunt: Its nuclear weapons are not a bargaining chip; it is already a member of the nuclear club.
Iran and Hezbollah organise a terrorist network that covers over 30 countries on five continents, including just about every country in Europe, said Netanyahu.
The Republican candidates are united in their opposition to the deal, saying Obama has left Iran on the brink of building a bomb and done nothing to address Tehran’s support for terrorism.
The Iran nuclear deal could be a trigger for a far-reaching transformation