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The Iranian flag hangs outside the Iranian embassy in central London on February 20, 2014. Iran and Britain officially resumed Thursday diplomatic relations severed by London after students stormed its Tehran embassy in 2011, a senior Iranian official said.
The Iranian flag hangs outside the Iranian embassy in central London on February 20, 2014. Iran and Britain officially resumed Thursday diplomatic relations severed by London after students stormed its Tehran embassy in 2011, a senior Iranian official said.

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The State Department says the money that was delivered to Iran at the same time negotiations for the release of US prisoners was underway was purely coincedental, and not a ransom payment.

State Department: Iran money was not ransom payment

The State Department says the money that was delivered to Iran at the same time negotiations for the release of US prisoners was underway was purely coincedental, and not a ransom payment.