Foreign Affairs Min. on Coronavirus Response, Canada’s Mission in Iraq

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Foreign Affairs Min. on Coronavirus Response, Canada’s Mission in Iraq

Speaking with reporters during a visit to the Ali Al Salem airbase in Kuwait, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne provides an update on the federal government’s efforts to repatriate Canadians from Wuhan, China, amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in that region. The minister also discusses the status of Canada’s mission in Iraq.

Champagne is accompanying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a weeklong overseas trip, with scheduled stops in Ethiopia, Senegal, and Germany. (February 10, 2020) (no interpretation)