November 10, 2021 | Toronto Sun

Canada must increase pressure on Iran

There is a hesitation on the part of Canada's current leaders to exact meaningful consequences on Tehran
November 10, 2021 | Toronto Sun

Canada must increase pressure on Iran

There is a hesitation on the part of Canada's current leaders to exact meaningful consequences on Tehran

The regime in Iran is up in arms. Last month, after the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, condemned Tehran’s domestic repression at the UN General Assembly, an Iranian diplomat had choice words for the West — and for Canada in particular.

“The appointment of a special rapporteur for Iran,” said Zahra Ershadi, Iran’s deputy ambassador to the UN, “is an unjust and politically motivated scheme initiated by the West, especially Canada, in pursuance of its adversarial attitude against our nation.”

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