Harper’s speech at Iran dissident event in Paris lends group undeserved legitimacy, says former DND analyst
By Neil MossJul. 6, 2018
The group is suspected of being a cult and was formerly on Canada's terror list.
Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke at the Free Iran Gathering last weekend, but his spokesperson says his speech was not an endorsement of any Iranian opposition group over another. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former prime minister Stephen Harper’s decision to deliver a speech at an event in Paris hosted by a controversial group that Canada once listed as a terrorist organization gives it “a lot of weight,” which it “doesn’t deserve,” says an Iran expert.
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