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Nov 15, 2017

Earlier, when officials briefed us it was clear the Liberal govt is already counting among Cda's deployed police personnel those assigned to other non-UN missions. They cited Iraq, Ukraine, and EU missions.

Nov 15, 2017

Ottawa's peacekeeping plan is a 5-year project to spread around money, equipment & people around global conflict zones, boost women, reduce child soldiers. But not dispatching blue beret teams with boots on the ground. Trudeau says that's not what the UN wants.

Nov 15, 2017

Trudeau: "the question of where to go, how to best help" has always been in play.

Nov 15, 2017

Trudeau says his UN peacekeeping plan will "leverage the impact of Cdna values, skills contributions" and "still be more significant" than just deploying 600 personnel.

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