- • Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird issued a statement 21
China news agency, Toronto, November 21 (Reporter Lai Hailong) – • Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird issued a statement 21 , cut off all financial ties with Iran .
Baird said in a statement , Canada’s recent International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran’s nuclear program deeply disturbed , more and more evidence that the Tehran regime has today constitute a major global threat to peace and security .
Baird said that we had to take further action. He said Canada is implementing a series of tougher economic sanctions against the Iranian government with virtually all financial transactions subject to sanctions to further expand the list of Iranians and institutions and to expand the list of prohibited items .
Baird said , we are taking positive action to prevent and including Iranians , including the leadership of the Revolutionary Guard ‘s financial dealings , in fact, including central banks, cut off all financial dealings with Iran .