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Cablegate: Canada: Jiptc Funds Will Be Authorized Before Year

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

072250Z Dec 05




E.O. 12958: N/A

REF: (A) OTTAWA 3618 (B) STATE 197466

1. (SBU) Daniel Joly, Director of the Iraq program at the
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) assured
polmiloff late on December 7 that Canadian funding for 2006
training at the JIPTC would be authorized before the end of
the year. The funding package already had been reviewed
against stringent guidelines on what the Minister could and
could not do following dissolution of the government, Joly
said, and there was no obstacle to approval.

2. (SBU) Moreover, Joly continued, International Cooperation
Minister Carroll was "personally committed" to continuing
Canada's support for training of the Iraqi police force in
the wake of her visit to the JIPTC earlier this year. The
formality of the Minister's signature was all that remained
to authorize CAD 7.5 million for 2006, and it would be done
at the "earliest opportunity," he concluded

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