Canada Condemns Assassination Attempt in United States

(No. 299 - October 12, 2011 - 9:10 p.m. ET) Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement on the plot to assassinate the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States:

"Canada condemns this planned attack on the Saudi ambassador on U.S. soil.

"Indications of the Iranian regime’s involvement are extremely serious. Canada will work with our international partners in considering the consequences for Iran’s actions."

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