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British envoy to travel to Iran

tehran:

Britain's newly-appointed envoy will travel to Iran today, the first diplomatic visit by a British official since its embassy in Tehran was stormed more than two years ago. The election of a relative moderate President, Hassan Rouhani, has paved the way for a thaw in ties between the two countries. London announced the appointment of Ajay Sharma as its charge d'affaires in November.

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