Iran mission visa office closed

Canada has closed the visa section at its embassy in Iran and services have been transferred to the Canadian embassy in Turkey's capital, Agence France-Presse reported. In response, the Iranian government has said that if anyone takes action against the country's national interests, Iran will take reciprocal action.

Published: Wednesday, 05/02/2012 12:00 am EDT

Canada has closed the visa section at its embassy in Iran and services have been transferred to the Canadian embassy in Turkey's capital, Agence France-Presse reported. In response, the Iranian government has said that if anyone takes action against the country's national interests, Iran will take reciprocal action. The Canadian government said it closed its visa section to operate "more effectively and efficiently."

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