Canada's sanctions on Iran to stay fully in place: PM Harper

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday said Ottowa's sanctions on Iran would remain "fully in place" as an interim nuclear deal between world powers and Teheran took effect.

"We truly hope that it is possible to walk the Iranian government back from taking the irreversible step of manufacturing nuclear weapons. But for now, Canada's own sanctions will remain fully in place," Mr Harper said in an address to the Israeli Parliament in Jerusalem.

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