The Canadian Press

2010-10-11 | Canada UAE Base

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Canada shut its military base in Dubai on October 11th. The closure followed a dispute over a request by the United Arab Emirates for more landing rights in Canada for its national airlines. Defense Minister Peter MacKay said the talks failed and the military packed up and left the base. (The closure of what's known as Camp Mirage affected Canadian troop movement to and from Afghanistan.)

Date: 2010-10-11
Placeline: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there's been a discussion set of been going on between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and his counterpart these discussions have been going on for some time and at this point we we will abide by the wishes of the Emirates and that is it will be leaving the base >>