Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 13, 2011 17:00 ET

Media Advisory: Media Opportunity with Minister MacKay and Commander, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Unified Protector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2011) - Media are invited to attend a video-teleconference with the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Lieutenant-General Charles Bouchard, Commander, Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF) Op Unified Protector, the NATO-led effort to impose on Libya the arms embargo and no-fly zone authorized for the protection of civilians in U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973.

When: Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. (EST)

Where: Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters, 101 Colonel By Drive

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are asked to arrive at 7:15 a.m. Entrance will be through the Nicholas Street security gate.

Media may join the news conference by telephone at the following number: 1-800-814-4860 for all calls from within North America or 416-644-3415 for calls from outside North America.

A photograph and biography of Lieutenant-General Bouchard is available at:
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dsa-dns/sa-ns/ab/sobv-vbos-eng.asp?mAction=View&mBiographyID=33 .

For imagery of the Canadian Forces involvement in Op Mobile please visit: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/home-eng.asp .

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