Australia starts review of its ties with Tehran

Australian Foreign Minister Andrew Peacock told a press conference in Sydney Tuesday that his government would examine its diplomatic relations with Iran if the US hostages were not released soon. He said the government has launched a full-scale review of diplomatic and economic relations with Iran.

But in Wellington, N.Z., Prime Minister Robert Muldoon said his nation was reopening its Tehran embassy, closed in February after a break-in.

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