In his recent internet interview, Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, spoke freely about an incident where fifteen British sailors were detained in his country.
Agreeing with the then Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett, the President confirmed, "An agreement was made possible through top-level negotiations." He added how, throughout their two week ordeal, the fourteen men and one woman were said to have been cared for, "respectively."
It's not the first time that Iran and the UK have been locked in disagreement over a variation of opinion. In a the interview, President Ahmadinejad recalled how the nineteen eighty-nine UK-Iran-Suez crisis left a "bittersweet taste" in his mouth.
He added that, although he considered himself "broadminded", the thought of his taste buds being tantalised by any "foreign seamen" was clearly something he didn't want...