Canada to ban Iran's IRGC leaders from entry, expand sanctions

10/07/2022 | 02:48pm

(Reuters) - Canada on Friday increased pressure on Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corp, saying it would ban half of its leaders from entering the country and promising stepped-up sanctions.

"The IRGC is a terrorist organization," Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said at a news conference.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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