The Canadian Press

2009-05-07 | Harper-Afghanistan

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan on May 7th. Harper told soldiers that the people of Canada were behind them as they worked to fulfil their mission -- calling them the greatest and best ambassadors the country could hope for. (The prime minister was joined on his visit to Kandahar by General Walter Natynczyk, Canada's chief of defense staff, and Ron Hoffmann, Canada's ambassador to Afghanistan.)

Date: 2009-05-07
Placeline: Kandahar, Afghanistan
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << your compassion for the long suffering people of Afghanistan your resolve in the face of a savage enemy or skill and professionalism our credits to Canada your work here is the highest form of public service >>

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