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‘I’m not suggesting that we have not heard serious allegations’

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Peter MacKay explains what the government knew and does not know.

“I’m not suggesting that we have not heard serious allegations from the moment we took office. I’m not suggesting that prison conditions in Afghan jails are anything to behold,” Mr. MacKay said on Sunday, in response to reporters’ questions about allegations of torture and mistreatment of Taliban suspects, an issue that is expected to dominate Parliament this week…

“Not a single Taliban soldier turned over by Canadian forces can be proved to have been abused. That is the crux of the issue.”