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Iran’s foreign ministry has slammed a Canadian court’s decision to uphold a US court ruling against the Islamic Republic, calling it a breach of international law.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Canada to open the way for Iranians residing in the North American country to cast their ballots in the upcoming presidential election.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister declared that Iranians residing in 103 foreign countries can cast their ballots in special voting stations in upcoming presidential elections.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned a shooting attack at a Quebec City mosque in which six people were killed and eight were wounded.
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.
The Canadian Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran, rather than Afghanistan.[:es]The Canadian Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran, rather than Afghanistan.
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.
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