Iranian diplomats disinvited from Canada Day ceremonies
Next Wednesday, Canada Day will be celebrated. It will be the celebration of Canada's 142nd Anniversary as a Federation.
A traditional National celebration is held on Parliament Hill and the Canadian Government normally invites diplomats to partake in this celebration. The celebration is about Freedom and Liberty for all Canadians.
The Harper Government has disinvited diplomats to the celebration for this year as a consequence of the disputed Iranian elections and the regimes actions against protestors.
The Canadian Government is trying to send a strong message to Iran that it is not pleased with the bloody crackdown by the Iranian regime against its own people.
The move comes after the Obama Administration made a similar move for its July 4th celebrations.
The Harper government has disinvited Iranian diplomats from attending Canada Day ceremonies in Ottawa to express its displeasure with the Iranian government's bloody crackdown against opposition supporters.
The move follows a similar one by the U.S. for its July 4th celebrations.
Reporting from Ottawa, CTV's Graham Richardson said the government is "trying to send a signal in a very strong way they are not pleased with what's going on in Iran" following disputed presidential elections.
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