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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

New Franco-Canadian Defence Cooperation Council

Defence Minister Nicholson and Minister of Defence Le Drian of France announced on Wednesday that Canada and France signed a technical arrangement establishing a Franco-Canadian Defence Cooperation Council.

This agreement will ensure a continued growth in high-level military and security dialogue between Canadian and French.  Strategic and operational dialogue between all levels of both armed forces will increase. Further cooperation and capability development, in order to enhance interoperability between Canada and France. It will also help further develop defence material, research and provide leverage to governmental operations.  

To read the original DND Press release: 
Franco-Canadian Defence Cooperation Council Signed