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Canadian Troops to Quit U.A.E. Base After Air Dispute

Canada is preparing to remove troops based in the United Arab Emirates after a dispute between the countries over landing rights for commercial flights.

“Canadian Forces are planning contingencies for the relocation of CF military assets presently located at Camp Mirage,” Alain Cacchione, a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, said in response to e-mailed questions today, without giving a reason.