Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-Canada Relations

Iran Denounces UN’s “Unacceptable” Human Rights Resolution

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.

Iran Blasts Canada for Double-Standard Policies on Human Rights

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.

Condolences Pour in for Iran Deadly Earthquake

Heads of several states and other high-ranking officials from all around the globe have sent messages of condolences to Iran over the Sunday night’s deadly quake which has so far killed over 380 people and wounded nearly 6,000.

Iranian, Canadian Diplomats Hold ‘Positive’ Talks in Tehran

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 Condemns Terrorist Attacks in France, Canada

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has censured the terrorist attacks in Marseilles, France, and Edmonton, Canada, in which a number of people were killed and injured.

Spokesman Blasts Canadian Court’s Anti-Iran Ruling

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.

Iranian, Canadian FMs Discuss Holding Iran Elections for Expats

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 Expats Can Vote in 103 Countries on May 19 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 Slams Ontario Court’s ‘Unacceptable’ Ruling

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected a Canadian court’s ruling ordering Tehran to pay the legal costs of victims of what it has alleged to be “Iranian-sponsored terrorist attacks”.

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack on Mosque in Quebec

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 Ready for Reciprocal Steps in Mending Ties with Canada

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.

Major Change Expected in Iran-Canada Bilateral Ties: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman announced that Tehran and Ottawa have been holding bilateral meetings in recent months to improve the severed relations.

A Canadian Minister Born in Iran’s Mashhad

The Canadian Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran, rather than Afghanistan.

Academic Describes Canada’s Seizure of Iranian Assets as Unprecedented

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.

Iran and Canada to Cooperate on Oil Industry Equipment Construction

A high-ranking oil industry official said that Iran and Canada are to cooperate on building equipment related to oil industry surface facilities.

Canada not cooperative on returning embezzler ‘Khavari’

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.

Canada lifts Iran sanctions, to restore ties

Canada announced on Friday that it is lifting some sanctions against Iran and is also working over the restoration of diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic.

Canada jet maker eyes Iran despite strains

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.

Iran welcomes amicable relations with Canada

Iran would welcome reinforcing relations with Canada, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said here on Monday.

Canadian election outcome indicates demand to avoid extremism

The Canadian people want their government to refrain from radical policies, Afkham said in reaction to the outcome of general elections in Canada.

Canada losing ‘traditional partners’ over JCPOA stance

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 raps Canada for stopping verification of Iranian medical credentials

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham expressed regret over the decision adopted by Canada’s Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

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