Canada to announce air strikes over Syria, 1-year extension of anti-IS military mission

March 24, 2015 2:57 AM

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TORONTO – Canada's prime minister will announce a one-year extension of its military mission against the Islamic State group and expand it to include air strikes on targets in Syria, a senior government official said Monday.

The official confirmed the details and said Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make the announcement in Parliament on Tuesday morning.

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