Iran claims the British soldiers where trespassing in disputed borders. But I’m sure that’s not why the soldiers where kidnapped.
Bring global attention to the disputed boundrary. This might cause Arab nations to unite behind Iran, because they view Iraq as too western.
Negotiate for sanctions to be removed, or at least gurrantee no additional sanctions are added.
Increase oil prices. Then use the West’s dependce on cheap oil to get what they want, which if the number one is correct, for them o