September 10th, 2012
04:04 PM ET

Canada severs ties with Iran, calling the regime 'the most significant threat to global peace'

In Canada, where the government has suspended relations with Iran. Iranian diplomats in the country have five days to get out.
Paula Newton is in Ottawa and we asked her what led to this decision.

Canada severs ties with Iran

Canada suspended relations with Iran and expelled the country's diplomats Friday, calling the country's regime "the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today."

Iranian diplomats in Canada have five days to get out, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Friday in a scathing statement. Canada's diplomatic staff has already left Iran, and Baird advised all Canadians to avoid travel to the country.


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