Tensions between Paris and Tehran: “An extremely cynical approach on the part of Iran”

Tensions between Paris and Tehran An extremely cynical approach on

After the closure of the French Research Institute in Iran, several dozen people demonstrated and burned tricolor flags on January 8, 2023 in front of the French Embassy in Tehran. They thus intended to protest against the publication by Charlie Hebdo of caricatures of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic last week. It is also a new sign of the growing tension in relations. Analysis by Jean-Fran├žois Bayart, professor of political sociology at the IHEID.