The United Kingdom has expelled all Iranian diplomats from its territory after the British Embassy in Tehran was stormed by a crowd, British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced on Wednesday.

The British Embassy in Tehran was assaulted by university students during an anti-British protest rally in a reminiscence of the 1979 capture of the US Embassy in the Iranian capital after the Islamic Revolution.

Hague told the British Parliament Wednesday that the Foreign Office demanded “the immediate closure of Iranian Embassy in London….