The press release issued by the Foreign Office on 3 November 2023.
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly spoke to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.
A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson said:
The Foreign Secretary spoke to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian today.
The Foreign Secretary made clear that Iran must use its influence with groups in the region to prevent escalation. He said that Iran bore responsibility for the actions of groups they had supported over many years.
The Foreign Secretary also reiterated that Iranian-backed threats against people in the UK were unacceptable and must stop.