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Canada calls Iranian authorities to respect democratic rights
11 : 18 AM - 03/01/2018
Ottawa, Jan. 3 (BNA): Canada said it has called on "the Iranian authorities to respect the democratic rights, following the ongoing protests in Iran which resulted in 21 deaths, so far."

"We call upon the Iranian authorities to respect democratic rights and preserve the rights of individuals," the Canadian foreign ministry said, in its statement Tuesday.

On the other hand, Ottawa praised "the vision of the Iranian people, who exercise its fundamental right of peaceful demonstration. -- (SPA).


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BNA 0546 GMT 2018/01/03


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