Confusion reigns over Canada’s presence in Niger

MPs, a government website, media relations, and a diplomat from Niger explain Canada’s passing presence in different ways.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Bob Dechert, a parliamentary secretary to the foreign affairs minister, at a diplomatic reception last year.
Ally Foster, Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 02/06/2013 5:24 pm EST
Last Updated: Sunday, 02/10/2013 8:04 pm EST

Update: The foreign minister's office has since corrected its statement in this story. See our new story for details. 

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