National Newswatch

Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer placed the blame for the Iran plane crash on “the Iranian Regime alone” in a series of tweets Tuesday – just one day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the shootdown was due to a recent “escalation” of tensions in the Middle East.

He said his party wants to see Canada take action against Iran, including imposing new sanctions on Iran and listing their Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization.

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