Planned US vote doesn’t change Harper stance on Syria, says Baird rep

Canada says intel from allies and ‘visual evidence’ led it to conclude Syrian government culpability—but country will still refrain from strikes.

White House, Syrian Presidency Instagram, UK PMO and PMO Photos
Tying up the lines: PM Stephen Harper, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and United States President Barack Obama talk to their advisers and other world leaders this week about how to respond to a chemical weapons attack many have blamed on the Syrian government. Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is challenging the West to find proof of that claim and raising the specter of a regional war if a Western strike takes place.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 09/04/2013 12:00 am EDT


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