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August 15 2021 11:54am

Trudeau says Canada ‘heartbroken’ over situation in Afghanistan; pledges further support for interpreters

Canada suspended diplomatic operations in Afghanistan and shut down its embassy in Kabul, federal ministers announced Sunday as the Taliban advanced on the capital and residents and foreigners rushed to leave. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the violence on Sunday. He said Canada remains committed to the Afghan people and to the country. “We are heartbroken at the situation the Afghan people find themselves in today,” Trudeau said from Ottawa.

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