Canada An Example To Global Democracy In Cutting Diplomatic
Ties With Iran
Israel News Agency
Capital of Israel --- September 9, 2012 ... Part of the following
was communicated by the Israel Government Press Office to the
Israel News Agency.
the weekly Cabinet meeting today in Jerusalem, the Capital of
Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks.
of all, a Happy
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) to you all. There is an apple
and honey here. Let us offer to our friends from around the world
to take part in this beautiful custom. And addition to this sweetness,
I would like to congratulate Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper
for taking a daring and moral step and showing leadership on Friday,
and thereby sending a principled and important message to the
entire world, that the dark regime cannot have nuclear weapons.
I call on the entire international community, or at least on its
responsible members, to follow in Canada's determined path and
set Iran moral and practical red lines, lines that will stop its
race to achieve nuclear weapons."
Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman also praised
the decision of the Government of Canada to sever diplomatic relations
with Iran, stating that with this act Canada has also demonstrated
the firm resolve necessary when dealing with the dangerous regime
Minister added: I hope that the whole international community
will demonstrate similar determination and courage.
Iranian officials boasted about a successful summit of the Non-Aligned
Movement (NAM) in Tehran last week which involved most countries
from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
observers say that it was not an overwhelming success for Iran
but demonstrated they are not as isolated as the West would hope.
its embassy in Tehran on Friday accusing the Islamic Republic
of being the most significant threat to world peace.
of the Munk School of Global Affairs says Canada's decision to
break diplomatic relations with Iran was not in response to specific
intelligence about an imminent military strike against Iran. The
West is trying to isolate Iran over the dispute about Iran's nuclear
program. In that context, Canada may be trying to send "a
symbolic message to Iran after the NAM meeting that they should
not conclude that their isolation is over or that they can escape
nuclear weapons for which Iran has threatened to destroy Israel
and US bases with, is Human rights.
its Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act, says that it is taking
these measures to make it easier for its Middle Eastern immigrants
to take legal action against Iran and Syria for violations of
given Iran diplomats a five-day deadline to leave the country.
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