The Canadian Press

2015-05-02 | ISIL Harper Iraq

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tephen Harper paid a surprise visit to Iraq today, meeting with the county's prime minister in Baghdad. And as we hear from Canadian Press correspondent Murray Brewster, the prime minister dropped off a substantial aid cheque for the war-torn region. (The cash is in addition to the 67 million dollars Canada has already committed to Iraq. Harper was welcomed at the presidential palace in the Green Zone with full military honours. He met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who praised Canada's contribution in the conflict with ISIL.)

Date: 2015-05-02
Placeline: BAGHDAD.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << while in Iraq today Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada would contribute an additional $139 in humanitarian Aid it will be sprinkled among Iraq Syria Lebanon and Jordan the cash will be used to help alleviate the refugee crisis which is overwhelmed the region since the rise of the Islamic State >>


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