Overreach? Time will tell.
David Milliband, the foreign secretary, responds:
Miliband, speaking from a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Corfu, said the government was “deeply concerned” at the arrests. “This is harassment and intimidation of a kind that is quite unacceptable,” he said. “We want to see them released unharmed.”
Miliband said he believed nine local staff had been detained, although some had since been released. “We have protested in strong terms, directly to the Iranian authorities, about the arrests that took place yesterday.
But lets get back to more important matters, like what killed Michael Jackson and who will get custody of Blanket.