Minister Sajjan and Secretary Mattis to co-host Meeting of Defence Ministers from the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Ottawa

Media advisory

December 4, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and United States Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis will co-host a meeting of the top 13 military contributing nations to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS on December 6, in Ottawa.

This meeting will follow up on the previous discussions in Brussels in June and focus on the Coalition’s efforts to ensure the lasting defeat of ISIS. Minister Sajjan will be available to media after the meeting.

Defence Minister Sajjan will host a dinner with his counterparts on the evening of December 5.

Media Opportunity

When : December 6, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.


Note to the editor

Media wishing to attend the event must register with the Department of National Defence Media Relations Office at by December 5 at 4:00 pm.

Camera resources will be pooled for the media availability.


Byrne Furlong
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
(613) 996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353

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