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Iran lashes out

NICOSIA - Iran has bitterly attacked Britain, accusing it of supporting terrorism and blindly imitating US policies against Tehran. Official Tehran Radio said Britain's anti-Iranian policy, thought not new, was one reason Britain was a second-rate power.

'The lack of independent action, blindly following American and Zionist whims and a lack of ability to distinguish the truth have, on the whole, transferred Britain to a second-class and dependent country in Europe and the Middle East,' it said. Reuter