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        11/20/2013, Kislev 17, 5774

      Yaalon to Arrive in Canada for Working Visit

      Israel's Minister of Defense, Moshe ("Boogie") Yaalon is expected to arrive in Canada today (Wednesday) for a working visit. He will be attending a conference for Defense Ministers being held in Halifax, according to a report by Shalom Toronto.

      Yaalon is expected to meet with the Canadian Defense Minister and several Canadian members of Parliament, Senators, and with the Dutch and Chilean Defense Ministers, as well as NATO's Secretary-General.  He also noted that this Friday he was due to meet with US Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel.

      As an update on his Facebook page, Yaalon added that he also intended to meet with senior members of the Toronto and Ottawa Jewish communities over the course of his visit.

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