§ Sir Eldon Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to provide a full-scale visa issuing office in Tehran, and when the facility will be opened.711W
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
Visas for some categories of visitors from Iran are already issued by our embassy in Tehran. I do not envisage a full scale visa operation at the embassy in the near future, but it may be possible to expand the operation in stages as circumstances allow.