"These actions are against international conventions which guarantee
diplomatic immunity and they are also against the framework of the agreement
between Iraq and the Islamic Republic of Iran," Mr Qomi told the BBC's
Andrew North in Baghdad.
I had been avoiding blogging about this story because it is completely self-satirising. But it brought to my mind a Friends episode where Chandler is forbidden from joking as an act of self-denial, and things keep happening that are just over-ripe with comedic potential. At last, he breaks down
"...too ...many ...jokes!"
I know how he feels.