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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.
The Iranian foreign minister has, in a meeting with his Canadian counterpart, once again expressed regret over the recent Ukrainian plane crash near Tehran.