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Canada Parliament Stance Incompatible With Int’l Security

Canada Parliament Stance Incompatible With Int’l Security Canada Parliament Stance Incompatible With Int’l Security

Iran says a decision by Canada's Parliament to freeze the process of restoring diplomatic ties is not in the interests of that country and could undermine international peace and security. 
"Such decisions are to the detriment of Canada and not in line with efforts to preserve international peace and security," Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif told reporters on Thursday at the end of a visit to South Africa, IRNA reported. 
A resolution, passed by Canada's House of Commons on Tuesday, called on the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to "immediately cease any and all negotiations or discussions" on restoring diplomatic relations with Tehran, Radio Canada International reported.  The strongly worded motion—which is non-binding at this stage— also condemned what it claimed is Iran’s "ongoing sponsorship of terrorism around the world". It called for a prompt designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a "listed terrorist entity" under the Canadian Criminal Code, according to the Toronto Sun. Iran denies supporting terrorism.

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