Commemorative ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

Media advisory

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will join His Excellency Shin Maeng-Ho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Bill Black, President of the Korea Veterans Association Unit 7 in Ottawa, and other officials to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice at a ceremony and wreath laying at the National War Memorial.

Location:        National War Memorial
                        Wellington Street

Date:               Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time:               10:30 ET

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In 2018, the Government of Canada will mark the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the 10th anniversary of National Peacekeepers’ Day and the 100th anniversary of Canada’s Hundred Days and the end of the First World War.

Media inquiries:

Media Relations
Veterans Affairs Canada

Alex Wellstead
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs

Natalie SoEan Her
Executive Assistant to the Defence Attaché
Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada

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