He explained the official US State Department spokesman John Kirby, that “the decision to re-establish diplomatic relations, is a sovereign decision taken by the states, and in this context the decision of the United Kingdom, which was carried out by re-opening its embassy in Tehran.”
FM spokesman pointed out that the decisions to open embassies issue back to countries that want to do it, “This is sovereign decisions can be taken and we have to respect the decisions taken by other countries.”
Britain has reopened its embassy in the Iranian capital on Sunday, after the diplomatic break lasted four years, the presence of the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, and his accompanying delegation, after arriving in Tehran on an official visit.
He continued the spokesman, commenting in the summary Daily Press of the Ministry of Washington “for the United States, we have no intention of doing this, but what we want is to see Iran the necessary operations to prove that they intend to abide by them, of the Convention (the nuclear agreement signed last month between Tehran and the Group 5 +1) before to receive pence (the smallest unit in the US currency) due to an easing of sanctions, and this is what we are focusing on. “
He added Kirby stressing “we will not lose sight of the other activities that continue to be implemented in the region, including the care of the state of terrorism, and in our possession of the diplomatic, economic and military means the ability to do this,” he said, referring to the United States’s ability to rein in the military activities of Iran and its activities armament and financing through the use of sanctions in the various fields