Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Statement on the death of Ken Taylor

October 15, 2015

For immediate release

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Statement on the death of Ken Taylor

Ottawa, Ontario – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued this statement on the death of Ken Taylor:

“It is with sadness that I learned of the passing of Ken Taylor.

“As Canada’s Ambassador to Iran during the Iranian Revolution, Taylor valiantly risked his own life by shielding a group of American diplomats from capture.

“Ken Taylor represented the very best that Canada’s foreign service has to offer.”

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