When Mehdi Amir Abu Taleb, Iran's Ambassador to France, reached Neauphle-le-Château (former residence to Khomeini while in exile) to commemorate the anniversary of the day Khomeini left Europe to return to Iran, he was met a group of protesters chanting familiar anti-regime slogans. French police were already deployed in the area to prevent the outbreak of any violence. Abu Taleb, however, decided to confront the protesters and personally accosted one of the demonstraters, eyewitness reports are relaying.
This prompted the police to intervene, which eventually lead to Abu Taleb punching one of the officers in the stomach. Just as the ambassador was overpowered and was being placed under arrest for assaulting a police officer, embassy staff informed the police that the individual in question was in fact the Iranian Ambassador to France, and thus, enjoyed diplomatic immunity.
The footage of the entire incident is embedded below (the action starts at 5:45, when the ambassador's bus arrives):
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