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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as “invalid” and “unacceptable”the latest resolution passed by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly against Iran’s human right srecord.
A senior Iranian diplomat has blasted Canada for proposing a “politically-motivated” UN resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran, while Ottawa, itself, has long been involved in a broad range of human rights abuses at home and elsewhere.
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says a delegation of Canadian foreign ministry officials has recently visited Tehran and held positive talks with Iranian officials.
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.
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.
Iran's foreign ministry spokeswoman has said that Ottawa’s adherence to the Israeli regime’s stance towards Iran has led to the isolation of Canada within the international community and even among its closest traditional partners.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed regret over the decision adopted by Canada’s Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).