Foreign minister’s office admits it mistakenly called Niger office an ‘embassy’

The office had three locally-engaged staff members and provided basic reporting on events in Niger when it closed last year: DFAIT.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Foreign Minister John Baird makes an announcement in the foyer of the House of Commons on Feb. 5.
Ally Foster
Published: Thursday, 02/07/2013 12:12 pm EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/13/2013 8:54 am EST

A spokesperson for Foreign Minister John Baird has admitted he goofed in suggesting Canada’s now-closed office in Niger was an embassy.

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