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No Iran polling stations in Canada for upcoming election

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Hassan Rouhani and Reisi and Khamenei
Hassan Rouhani and Reisi and Khamenei
OTTAWA, May 09, 2017- The federal government will not allow Iran to set up polling stations in Canada for its upcoming presidential election – a decision that comes as the countries quietly work to re-establish diplomatic relations.
Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations in New York sent a diplomatic note to Canadian officials around April 10 requesting that polling stations be established so that Iranians in Canada could vote in the May 19 election, according to the Iranian interests section at the Pakistani embassy in Washington- The request was denied by the Canadian government.