posted on Jan, 25 2006 @ 10:13 AM
Iran has accused the British military of co-operating with bombers who killed eight people in southwest Iran, but Britain denies involvement.
Manouchehr Mottaki, the Iranian foreign minister, said on Wednesday that London's involvement was clear and that Tehran would make strong protests to
"Yesterday's murders in Ahvaz were committed by those who proudly have their photographs taken with British officials," Mottaki said. "They enjoy
the co-operation of British army commanders and use their facilities in Basra.
Iran has had a deep suspicion of Britain since the 19th century, when Britain and Russia jostled for diplomatic and military influence in Persia
during the so-called Great Game.