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CBC News published this video item, entitled “Iran condemns Ontario court ruling that said downing of flight PS752 was a terrorist act” – below is their description.
Iran’s foreign ministry denounced as “shameful” an Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling that found Iran intentionally shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in an act of terrorism. Lawyer and human rights activist Kaveh Shahrooz says it will be difficult to collect on this judgment, and that “there are going to be some complexities, when families, beyond the four plaintiffs in this case, try to seek justice in another forum.”CBC News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Iran
Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BC. The Iranian Revolution established the current Islamic Republic in 1979.
Iran’s political system combines elements of a presidential democracy and an Islamic theocracy. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power and has large reserves of fossil fuels — including the world’s largest natural gas supply and the third largest proven oil reserves.
The country’s rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Historically a multi-ethnic country, Iran remains a pluralistic society comprising numerous ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups, the largest being Persians, Azeris, Kurds, Mazandaranis and Lurs.