The Canadian Press

2015-09-10 | FedElxn NDP Iraq

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Tom Mulcair says, with New Democrats in charge, he would immediately order the Canadian military to halt the bombing campaign against the Islamic State. He would also pull special forces trainers out of the region, where they have been instructing Kurdish peshmerga fighters. Reaction to Mulcair's statement in the Kurdish community was swift. Yusuf Celik, vice president of the Kurdish Youth Association of Canada, says the NDP were happy to capitalize on the death of three-year-old Alan Kurdi to make their point on Syrian refugees. (Canada joined the fight against the Islamic State in October 2014 for an initial six-month campaign in Iraq, which was expanded last March into Syria for up to a year.)

Date: 2015-09-10
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << just give us his pictures for our political campaign but don't give us any or any other of your issues and because you don't have enough votes in Canada >>


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