Iran cuts ties with British Museum

Move follows institution’s delay in lending Persian treasure for public display in Iran.

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Iran has cut ties with the British Museum over the loan to the Islamic republic of an ancient Persian treasure.

Tehran says officials at the museum failed to meet a final deadline for the transfer of the Cyrus Cylinder and have ruled out further visits by British archaeological teams to Iran.

Matthew Moore reports from London.

Source: Al Jazeera