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Canada closes embassy in Egypt
« on: July 02, 2013, 03:56:11 PM »
Canada has closed its embassy in Egypt "for security reasons," the department of foreign affairs announced Tuesday morning.

In a tweet, the department said the embassy would be closed until further notice.

Canadians in Egypt are encouraged to register with the department online.

On Sunday, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said he was "deeply concerned" about reports of violence and deaths in Egypt.

"Dangerous divisions within Egypt threaten its stability and damage its long-term economic

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