'Upset and scared:' Iranian community in shock as Canada expels diplomats, shuts down embassy in Tehran

Baird says "safety" of Canadian diplomats is "number one priority;" Israel calls move "courageous and principled."

Embassy Photos: Carl Meyer
Media gathered outside the Iranian Embassy in Ottawa the morning of Sept. 7. Right: A sign posted outside the front door says that the embassy has been closed, and can no longer provide consular services.
Carl Meyer, Ally Foster
Published: Friday, 09/07/2012 12:00 am EDT

Canada has suddenly and dramatically pulled its diplomats out of Tehran, is listing Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism, and is kicking out all remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada. 

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