Sep 9, 2012

Canada closes embassy in Iran

Canada announced on Friday that it is closing its embassy in Iran and asked the Iranian diplomats to leave the Canadian soil within five days.
The Canadian government has also frozen the bank accounts of many Iranian nationals living in Canada and banned money transfers to Iran.
Israeli President Shimon Peres has thanked the Canadian government for severing diplomatic ties with Iran in a move described by Tehran as undiplomatic.

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