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I believe the U S Embassy Property in Tehran is Still “Owned” by the USA. The Property is being Occupied by a Foreign Government who took the property by invading it without repercussions. We should Reclaim OUR Property.


The US diplomatic mission has been defunct and the building has not been used by the U.S. since the Iran hostage crisis of 1979.[1][2] Since then, the United States government has been represented in Iran by the United States Interests Section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Tehran.[4] The name currently given to the compound by many Iranians is variously translated as "espionage den," "den of espionage", and "nest of spies".[1][5]

After the fall of the embassy, Revolutionary Guard used it as a training center, and continue to maintain the complex.[6] The brick walls that form the perimeter (the embassy grounds are the size of a city block) feature a number of anti-American murals commissioned by the government of Iran.[6] The site has also housed a bookstore and a museum (both are closed to foreigners and the general Iranian public, though exceptions do exist.[7]). The Great Seal of the United States is badly damaged but still visible at the entryway.

The Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line published documents seized in the embassy (including painstakingly reconstructed shredded documents) in a series of books called "Documents from the US Espionage Den" (Persian: اسناد لانه جاسوس امریكا Asnāde lāne jasusi Amrikā).[8] These books included telegrams, correspondence, and reports from the United States Department of State and Central Intelligence Agency, some of which remain classified to this day