Canada closely monitoring ongoing protests in Iran

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December 30, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada today released the following statement on the ongoing protests in Iran:

“Canada is encouraged by the Iranian people who are exercising their basic right to protest peacefully.

“We call on the Iranian authorities to uphold and respect democratic and human rights.

“Canada will continue to support the fundamental rights of Iranians, including the right to freedom of expression.”

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