Our neighbor to the north, Iran

Our neighbor to the north, Iran
: I’m going to give the guy the benefit of the doubt and hope that he was misquoted by the Iranian official news agency but here’s what they say Canada’s deputy prime minister said in Tehran:

Zanjan, June 29, IRNA — Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Patric Carson said here on Sunday that Tehran and Ottawa shared identical problems with Washington.

Carson, who is heading an economic delegation to this northwestern province, said that his country has economic problem with the US while Iran’s problem with Washington is political.

The Canadian official made the remark in a meeting with deputy governor general of the province for planning, Ahmad Sorkhpar.

If true, this is appalling.

: UPDATE: Comments, below, make it clear that the deputy PM is not Patric Carson and no one can find any Patric Carson in the government of Canada. So Iran lies. Surprise, surprise.