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Canadian Press attempts to decipher the government’s position on Omar Khadr.

Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon told the House of Commons on Friday that their would be an appeal. He said Khadr, 22, is facing serious charges and that the American justice process must play out.

But his spokeswoman quickly contradicted that, saying no decision had been made. Within minutes, she backtracked, saying the minister’s comments stood.

A short time later things changed again, with spokeswoman Catherine Loubier saying the government is still considering what to do.