Iran’s ambassador to Russia said the case of the 15 British sailors held by Iran has entered a legal phase but denied that he said the sailors could be put on trial, the country’s official news agency IRNA reported Saturday.
The Iranian embassy delivered a letter to the Britain’s Foreign Office Thursday that asked the government to acknowledge its sailors had trespassed into Iranian waters and confirm it would not happen again.
The Foreign Office spokeswoman confirmed Saturday that Britain had replied to the letter, but declined to reveal the nature of the response.
Unconfirmed reports show that this was the official reply:
If not, then it should’ve been!