Defence & Security

Decision on House vote peacekeeping mission into Africa ‘putting the cart before the horse’: Defence minister

Harjit Sajjan says two themes have emerged from the government's defence policy review so far: troop wellness, and ensuring the Forces' ability to respond at home and abroad, particularly with peace operations.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the government is moving 'as quickly as possible' on making its decision on fighter jets, but that the previous government 'thoroughly' 'messed up' the file and slowed things down.

The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 12:00 AM

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