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Khamenei Warns West Not To Interfere In Iran

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN (Reuters) -- Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned Western countries against interfering in Iranian affairs, state television reported.

"We strongly warn leaders of some Western countries not to interfere in Iran's internal matters," Khamenei said. "The Iranian nation will react."

The British government has confirmed that authorities in Iran released one of the last two British Embassy employees detained in Tehran after the disputed presidential election.

Iran had arrested nine local embassy workers, accusing them of instigating street protests after the elections. Eight of the nine have now been released.
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