Baird

By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 12th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Canada is unlikely to commit troops to the French-led campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali because it is threatening to become a counter-insurgency operation similar to those in Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Last month Ottawa extended the loa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 9th, 2012
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Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today visited the National Mosque and National Church of Nigeria. Baird underscored that freedom of religion is a universal human right, and that attacks on religious minorities cannot be tolerated. Canada is a vigorous defender of freedom, democracy, human rights ...