Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

April 10, 2007 22:11 ET

Media Advisory/DND: ISAF Regional Command (South) Informal Meeting in Quebec City

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2007) - The Honourable Gordon O'Connor, Minister of National Defence, will be hosting an informal working meeting with representatives of countries who have forces in the International Security Assistance Force's (ISAF) Regional Command South, RC (South). The meeting will be held on 12 April 2007 at the Citadelle in Quebec City.

"The participants at the working meeting will share best practices and explore ways to enhance working relationships among Regional Command South countries under the guidance of ISAF," said Minister O'Connor.

In addition to RC (South), ISAF is organized into four other Regional Commands (North, West, East, and Capital).

Canada, Australia, Denmark, Estonia, Netherlands, Romania, United Kingdom, and United States are countries with troops in RC (South).

The meeting will be held at:

La Citadelle de Quebec
Cote de la Citadelle
Quebec (Quebec) G1R 4V7

Note to editors: This event is closed to media. A group photo of the country representatives will be made available to media on April 12. There will also be a media availability with the Honourable Gordon O'Connor, Minister of National Defence, on Thursday, April 12. Details of timing and location for the media availability will be provided shortly.

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