MacKay's Surprise Visit

Published: Wednesday, 05/10/2006 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Minister Peter MacKay made a surprise visit to Kandahar, Afghanistan yesterday for a two-day visit. He is to meet with government officials in Kabul. Canada's 2,200 soldiers are scheduled to come home in Feb. 2007, but Afghan officials intend to ask Canada to extend the deployment.

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