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“The prime minister will not be playing hockey against Mr. Putin”

PMO denies plans for hockey game opposing Harper and Putin

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Despite published reports to the contrary, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has no plans to face off against Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a game commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Summit Series. The Toronto Star purportedly revealed on Monday that the prime ministers would lace them up at a game in Moscow on September 7 and a second time in Toronto later that same month, but a spokesperson for Harper says no such plans are in the works. “The story is false,” PMO spokesperson Andrew MacDougall told the Canadian Press. “The prime minister will not be playing hockey against Mr. Putin.”

CBC News

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