Canada to send military plane, soldiers to Uganda

The deployment of Hercules plane is the fulfilment of the Canadian Prime Minister’s promise in 2017 that Canada would send the plane to support the UN operations during a peacekeeping summit in Vancouver. AFP PHOTO

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  • The deployment of Hercules plane is the fulfilment of the Canadian Prime Minister’s promise in 2017 that Canada would send the plane to support the UN operations during a peacekeeping summit in Vancouver.

The Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced on Thursday that his government would send a military plane with 25 soldiers to Uganda to support UN peacekeeping missions in the region.

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