Iran’s Foreign Ministry voiced readiness to take reciprocal steps to repair diplomatic relations with Canada, whose previous government closed its embassy in Tehran and ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from Ottawa in 2012.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman announced that Tehran and Ottawa have been holding bilateral meetings in recent months to improve the severed relations.
Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei, a professor of international law at the University of Tehran, strongly criticized a recent Canadian court ruling to seize Iran’s assets, stressing that such “robbery” is an unprecedented and unacceptable move.
A high-ranking oil industry official said that Iran and Canada are to cooperate on building equipment related to oil industry surface facilities.
Spokesman for the Judiciary announced that Canada has not had any kind of cooperation with Iran to return big embezzler Mohammad Reza Khavari to the country.
Bombardier, the Montreal-based manufacturer of planes and trains, is exploring how to enter the Iranian market now that western anti-Iran sanctions have been lifted. This is while the company faces challenges that confront all Canadian businesses looking to deal in Iran, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
The Canadian people want their government to refrain from radical policies, Afkham said in reaction to the outcome of general elections in Canada.
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