If you click on the link, you'll find out that the Iranian official was interested in the country's passenger database to be used in the war against terror.
One must consider the fact that naturalised Canadian Zahra Kazemi was arrested after taking pictures of a Teheran prison riot, raped and tortured to death and then buried in Iran.
And what did we do? A little slap-and-giggle, c'est tout.
Even the French wouldn't stand for that, would they?
So what's with the goodwill, Little Pauly-anna?