Peres hails Canada's decision to sever ties with Iran

September 8, 2012 18:02

President Shimon Peres on Saturday praised Canada for its decision to sever ties with the Islamic republic of Iran.

In a special message to the Canadian people, Peres said, "I hope that other nations will see the example Canada has set and use Canada as a moral role model."

Peres also thanked Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and said that Canada once again had proven that it is a nation in which principles supersede comfort.

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