TV News LIES

Wednesday, Sep 28th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Canada closes embassy in Iran, to expel Iranian diplomats

Canada closes embassy in Iran, to expel Iranian diplomats

E-mail Print PDF

Canadian FM John BairdCanada has suspended diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and giving all Iranian diplomats in Canada five days to leave the country, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Friday, calling Iran the biggest threat to global security.

Baird, in Russia for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting, said Canada's actions were not linked to growing speculation that Israel might launch an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.

"Unequivocally, we have no information about a military strike on Iran," a spokesman quoted Baird as telling reporters.

Canada's Conservative government has long had very poor relations with Iran, arch-enemy of close Canadian ally Israel. Baird cited Iran's nuclear program, its hostility toward Israel and Iranian military assistance to the government of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, which is locked in civil war with rebels. He also said Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism.

"Canada views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today," Baird said in a statement.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Canada's action, calling it a bold leadership move that sends a clear message to Iran and the entire world.

Move...


Most Recent Related Stories...


MH17: Missile fired from Russia-backed rebel area

Russian relbels downed planeA Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a missile launched from an...

Bomb Blasts Strike Mosque, Congress Center In Germany City Of Dresden

Mosque blasts in DresdenTwo improvised bombs exploded in the eastern German city of Dresden on Monday evening ― one...

Shimon Peres, Israeli leader for 8 decades, dies at 93

Shimon Peres diesShimon Peres, whose public career spanned the entire history of the state of Israel, reaching the...

Israel police target Palestinian Balad party in arrests

Balad party memberIn an unprecedented move, Israeli police have arrested dozens of political activists and members of the...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!