Iran on Sunday summoned U.K. Ambassador in Tehran Rob Macaire over his “illegal and inappropriate presence” near an anti-government protest, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.  

The Iranian Foreign Ministry also handed an official protest note to the ambassador, the ministry said in a statement.

On Saturday, Macaire was detained during the protest outside Amirkabir University in the capital Tehran, but was released after an-hour-long detention. 

*Writing by Gozde Bayar

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