MacKay: after Libya, ready for Syria

Canada prepared to offer assistance, even on military intervention

Speaking on CTV’s Question Period, Defence Minister Peter MacKay said on Sunday that Canada’s armed forces stand ready to offer assistance in Syria, if needed. Though the minister carefully noted that any intervention in the troubled country would come after a “cascading number of sanctions” imposed by the United Nations, he added that Canada’s armed forces headquarters have “prepared for all inevitabilities.”


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