Baird Says Canada Suspends Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said his country is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran and closing its embassy in Tehran.

Baird made the comments to reporters in Vladivostok, Russia where he is attending an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

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