Canada Condemns Iranian VP for Anti-Semitic Remarks
Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, condemned on Thursday the racist and anti-Semitic statements made by Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi at a conference on drug trafficking in Tehran.
In a statement from New York, where he addressed a UN conference on countering terrorism, Baird said, “Media reports suggest that Iran’s First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi used an appearance at a UN conference on drugs to make abusive and deeply offensive slurs toward the Jewish people and misrepresent the teachings of Judaism.
“Mr. Rahimi is quoted to have said that the Talmud is responsible for the spread of illegal drugs around
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