The Canadian Press

2012-05-21 | Canada Afghanistan

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A firm 2014 deadline was set for the end of Canadian military involvement in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said it was important for Afghans to start taking responsibility for their own country. Harper made the announcement May 21st at the close of the NATO summit in Chicago. He said that while Canada won't have boots on the ground, it will contribute 110 million dollars a year over the three years for the Afghan military.

Date: 2012-05-21
Placeline: CHICAGO, Illinois.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so you know I think that the time has come and has to say I think all the all the all the benchmarks all the Milestones are being mad at 2 to make this possible so I like I think if you ask me frankly what I wish it was earlier I would say yes but I think we're doing it as early as is feasible >>