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Pull out from Basra: Iran to UK

Iran's foreign minister asked a troops pull out from Basra, saying the presence of the British forces was destabilising the city.

india Updated: Feb 17, 2006 19:44 IST

Iran's foreign minister called on Britain on Friday to pull its troops out of the southern Iraqi city of Basra, saying the presence of the British forces was destabilising the city.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran demands the immediate withdrawal of British forces from Basra," Manouchehr Mottaki said through an interpreter during a visit to Lebanon.