Minister Sajjan to Hold Media Teleconference

Media Advisory

September 27, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will hold a media availability via teleconference following his visit with officials and troops in Ukraine and Latvia.

While in Ukraine, Minister Sajjan participated in bilateral meetings with his Ukrainian Defence counterpart, Minister Poltorak, and visited Canadian Armed Forces personnel participating in Operation UNIFIER, the Canadian Armed Forces' mission to support the Ukrainian armed forces in Ukraine.

Following his meetings in Ukraine, Minister Sajjan traveled to Riga, Latvia, where he met with the Latvian Minister of Defence, Raimonds Bergmanis, and participated in a ceremony at Ādaži military base marking the full operating capacity of the Canadian-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup in Latvia.

Media Opportunities:

Event: Media availability by teleconference.
Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 EST

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Registration:

Media representatives can participate in the teleconference by registering with the Department of National Defence Media Relations Office at mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca. The phone numbers for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.

Contacts

Jordan Owens
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
(613) 996-3100
Email: jordan.owens@forces.gc.ca

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca


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