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Sajjan, Champagne charged with expanding Canada’s UN commitment, but will there be more troops on the ground?

By Neil Moss      

Canada has yet to announce a pledged quick reaction force of 200. A spokesperson for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the 'appropriate mission' is in the process of being identified.

Two Griffon helicopters are pictured, five of which were deployed as part of Canada's 13-month task force supporting the United Nation's peacekeeping mission in Mali. Photograph courtesy of the Department of National Defence/Ken Beliwicz

As Canada once again ramps up its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, mandate letters for Canada’s foreign affairs and defence ministers outline an expansion of support for UN peacekeeping operations.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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