Racist Canada is a lackey of Israel and Britain: Mehmanparast
“The hostile actions of the current racist Canadian government are in fact in line with the policies that are dictated by the Zionist [Israeli regime] and the British government,” IRNA quoted Mehmanparast as saying.“The closure of the visa section of the Canadian Embassy in Tehran, freezing the bank accounts of Iranian nationals living in Canada, and prohibiting money transfers to Iranian students studying in that country are among the Canadian government’s numerous hostile measures against the Iranian nation and the Iranian community in Canada,” the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman stated.“The Canadian government’s closure of its embassy in Tehran is considered the continuation of [Prime Minister Stephen] Harper’s anti-Iranian policies and a hasty reaction… to the successful 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran,” Mehmanparast added.
Official: Canada to Lose Much by Cutting Ties with Iran
"Cutting Canada's relations with Iran will inflict damage on Ottawa," Pourmohammadi said, addressing a gathering of clerics in the province of North Khorassan in Northeastern Iran on Saturday.
"Canada has many domestic problems with which it is grappling," he said, cautioned, "Canada had better improve its own conditions (instead of cutting ties with others)." His remarks came after five Canadian diplomats left Iran on Friday and closed the embassy in a sudden move, suspending ties with Tehran. The two sides already had low-level diplomatic ties that made it almost impossible for them to do useful work.
In Tehran, several politicians and MPs welcomed the severance of ties with Canada, saying that Tehran should have taken such an action and the relations should have been cut off much earlier. In relevant remarks today, Chairman of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi also condemned Ottawa's decision to recall its diplomats from Tehran, and said the move had been devised by London and later dictated to the Canadian officials. "Given the fact that Canada is a country supervised by the UK and its governor is appointed by the British queen and all the important decisions by the country's governor are taken by the (British) queen and in coordination with her, it is natural that Ottawa is not pleased with the closure of the British embassy in Tehran (by the Iranian officials in 2011)," he told FNA. "Certainly, the British government seeks to push its allies to the same way that it had paved to counter Iran; therefore, this decision (of Ottawa) was actually a blind obedience (to Britain) by the Canadian government," Boroujerdi added.
Also, Zohreh Tabibzadeh, another Iranian legislator downplayed Canada's decision, and said, "Canada has not so much economic and political power and credibility on the international scene therefore, cutting our ties with them is not so much important."
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