Tagged: Mohammed Reza Heydari

Norway requests Iranian diplomat to leave the country

On Feb. 24, the Norwegian Ambassador in Teheran was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry. During the meeting he was given an official note and a letter addressed to Foreign Minister Støre, in which...

Norway expels Iranian diplomat in Tehran response

On March 3, Norway’s Foreign Ministry said it had asked Iran to remove one diplomat from Norway after Iranian authorities demanded one Norwegian diplomat leave Tehran. Norway said Iran had protested against Norway granting...

Norway grants Iranian ex-diplomat asylum

Norway has granted asylum to an Oslo-based Iranian diplomat who resigned in January to protest his government’s violent response to opposition demonstrations in Tehran, officials said Thursday. The Norwegian Immigration Directorate gave Mohammed Reza...

Iran's consul in Oslo refuses to return home

Iran’s consul general in Oslo confirmed Thursday he quit his job in protest against Tehran’s violent repression of opposition demonstrators and said he would not return to Iran for fear of repercussions. “If I...