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Canada amends its sanctions against Iran

Canada amends its sanctions against Iran

via Global Affairs Canada: The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced today changes...

Statement by Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC):

Mr. Speaker, earlier this week the notorious Saeed Mortazavi, a man once known as the Butcher of Tehran, briefly found himself inside the same...

Statement — Baird Condemns Iran’s Continued Nuclear Proliferation

February 1, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: Canada strongly condemns reports that Iran intends to further expand its...

Statement — Minister Baird Concerned Over Iran’s Involvement in Terror Probe

January 29, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “I am concerned about the impartiality of any investigation into...

Liberal Statement on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Qods Force

TORONTO– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the Canadian government’s listing of the Qods Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

Cotler: Listing of Quds a welcome step, but government lacks a comprehensive strategy

“Government has yet to list the IRGC as a whole, hold Iran accountable for its state-sanctioned incitement to genocide, or sanction the major human...

The Minister of Public Safety announces changes to Criminal Code list of terrorist entities

Ottawa, December 20, 2012 — The Honourable Vic Toews, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, today announced that the Government of Canada has made changes...

Canada Again Leads UN Condemnation of Iran

December 20, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Canada-led resolution...

Cotler Keynotes Concluding Ceremony of Wallenberg Centenary Year in Swedish Parliament

Stockholm – Irwin Cotler, Canadian Member of Parliament and former Minister of Justice of Canada – delivering the concluding address on ” Raoul Wallenberg...

Liberal Line: Conservative Sanctions against Iran are Inadequate

OTTAWA– Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic Leblanc made the following statement today on the Conservative government’s announcement of additional sanctions against the Iranian regime:...

Baird Expands Sanctions Against Iran

December 11, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Despite intensive efforts by the international community to engage Iran...