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The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has totally rejected as one-sided and unrealistic a resolution adopted at the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.
Iran has imposed sanctions on some Canadian officials, including the country’s Minister of Public Safety, as well as a Canadian newspaper over “their support for terrorism.”
Tehran has slammed Otawa’s fresh sanctions on Iranian media outlets. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani stressed that the move is in violation of the basic rights of the Iranians and exposes the “West’s empty rhetoric” regarding free access to information and freedom of expression.
Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman has rejected reports that former President of the country’s Bank Melli has been arrested and will be repatriated to Iran.
Canada has acknowledged that it cancelled a friendly football match against Iran for political reasons, saying the match had become “divisive”.
The vice chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says the Iranian negotiating team has the authorization to hold direct talks with the US in Vienna.
Iran’s Eghtesadonline news website has posted a commentary on Canada’s recent move to extradite an agent of the former Iranian regime’s intelligence apparatus SAVAK to the Islamic Republic.
Tehran has lashed out at Canada for proposing an anti-Iran human rights resolution at the UN General Assembly with the backing of a handful of other regimes, including Israel.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Mohsen Baharvand has strongly criticised a report by a special Canadian team that accused Tehran of incompetence and recklessness over the Ukrainian passenger plane crash in Iran last year.
The Ottawa government has once again stripped the Iranian expatriates living in Canada of their right to vote in Iran's presidential elections, an Iranian election official said.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed sympathy with Canada's Indigenous community over the newly-discovered "genocide" of Indigenous children, urging the Ottawa government to think of its dark past before claiming to be an advocate of human rights.
Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says Canadian courts have no jurisdiction over the case on the Ukrainian plane crash which occurred in Iran more than a year ago.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed as legally unfounded a court verdict issued by a Canadian court regarding the 2020 Ukrainian plane crash, saying that Ottawa is expected to show the behaviour of a mature government instead of playing with the sentiments of the survivors.
The Iranian president says the people’s resistance and the government’s prudence during the three-year US economic war on Iran crushed former American President Donald Trump.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has hit out at the Canadian government for contributing to Washington’s efforts to block the transfer of medicines to Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh has denounced the adoption of a resolution against Iran by the UN General Assembly.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed as unacceptable and lacking legal grounds a draft human rights resolution put forward by the Canadian government at the UN as well as Ottawa’s rehashing of groundless allegations based on unreal and fabricated reports.
The Italian ambassador to Tehran whose country represents Canadian interests in Iran has been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has taken a swipe at the “impolite” foreign minister of Canada for his "ill-advised" remarks about Iran while Tehran and Kiev are engaged in talks about the January crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane.
The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted to some reports suggesting Canada has filed a complaint with the ministry regarding the Ukrainian passenger plane which went down in Iran in early 2020.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will send the black box of the Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by mistake near Tehran in January to France for analysis in coming days.
Ranking diplomats from the Islamic Republic of Iran and Canada have discussed various issues on the telephone, including the January 8 shoot-down of a Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran and the consular services for the citizens of the two countries.
The University of Waterloo in Canada’s Ontario and Iran’s Sharif University of Technology are planning to establish scholarship funds in memory of some of the elite passengers of the Ukrainian plane which was downed in Tehran last month.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told his counterparts from the countries involved in the recent Ukrainian plane tragedy that the Islamic Republic will remain fully responsible in dealing with the case.