Iran scolds Britain for not adopting a posture of sufficiently abject dhimmitude. “Say sorry or we won’t free mum, says Iran,” from the Daily Mail, :
The release of kidnapped British sailor Faye Turney is on hold after Iran accused Britain of having an “incorrect attitude”.
The hostage crisis also took a sinister new turn as a hate mob in Tehran demanded that the 15 captured British Navy personnel be hanged.
Protesters waved placards demanding “15 British aggressors must be executed” outside the foreign ministry.
The announcement Turney’s release is on hold by the head of Iran’s supreme national security council Ali Larijani dashed hopes that the 26-year-old mother would be released “very soon”.
The u-turn came a day after Iran pledged to release Mrs Turney, who was detained along with 14 male colleagues, following their capture in Iraqi waters.
But Mr Larijani said on state television today: “It was announced that a woman in the group would be freed, but (this development) was met with an incorrect attitude. Naturally, (the release) will be suspended and it will not take place.”