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The Liberal government received harsh criticism from the opposition on Tuesday after failing to deliver on a promise to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization despite voting in favour of a motion to do so in 2018. Liberal Foreign Affairs Minister was pressed by Conservative MPs Shannon Stubbs and Marty Morantz during Question Period on why the Liberals have failed to list the organization on its terror list. “We have been standing up for Canadians and particularly the families of those who were tragically lost in PS752 on the 8th of January 2020 and we are reviewing the Ontario court decision at the moment. We have said right from the beginning, in all of the communications with Iran, that they have failed to be transparent, open and accountable for the actions they have committed against flight PS752 and we will not cease to pursue them on that matter until they’ve provided all the necessary answers with respect to that tragedy,” replied Garneau. According to the 2018 non-binding motion, the government committed itself to “immediately designate the IRGC as a listed terrorist entity under the Criminal Code of Canada.”

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