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Iran approves 2 visas as Canada seeks more access to investigation


Iranian authorities have approved two visas for Canadian diplomats and air crash investigators standing by in Ankara, as they wait for Iran’s permission to travel to Tehran following Wednesday’s deadly Ukraine International Airlines crash that killed 63 Canadians, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Friday.
“Representatives from Global Affairs Canada’s Standing Rapid Deployment Team and the Transportation Safety Board are currently stationed in Ankara. To date, Iran has granted us two visas,” Champagne tweeted Friday.
“We are hoping the other visas will be approved soon so that we may begin to provide consular services, to help in the identification of victims and …read more

Source:: Radio Canada International

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