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Volume 975: debated on Monday 10 December 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal when last he met the Iranian Ambassador.

Iran is at present represented in London by a chargé d'affaires ad interim, Dr. Afrouz, whom my right hon. Friend has not met. Dr. Afrouz is welcome to arrange to see Ministers at any mutually convenient time.

asked the Lord Privy Seal what is his estimate of the number of British people in Iran.

asked the Lord Privy Seal how many British citizens are currently in Iran.

I believe there are between 400 and 500 British nationals still living in Iran.