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John Mundy
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JOHN MUNDY

Canada’s Iran policy: ‘Reckless rhetoric’ and more out of step than ever

Canada has a dysfunctional relationship with Iran and our government is proud of it. That is the underlying message of Foreign Minister John Baird’s latest statements about Iran. At a time when Britain is re-opening its Iranian embassy, the United States is considering co-operation with Iran in Iraq and the international community is trying to strike a deal over Iran’s nuclear program, the Canadian government remains disengaged and hostile.