Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsCanada Foreign Relations Iraq
IN THE NEWS

Canada Foreign Relations Iraq

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
January 21, 1991 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Canada mounted its first official offensive missions of the Persian Gulf War on Sunday, intensifying controversy in Canada about this normally noninterventionist country's role in the fighting. It was the first time in 40 years--since the Korean War--that Canadian forces have been sent into battle, and the shift has been traumatic for many. Canadian CF-18 warplanes took off from their wartime base in the Persian Gulf sheikdom of Qatar to join U.S.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
May 15, 1991 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mysterious arrival in Canada of Iraq's former ambassador to the United States has led to suspicion here of a secret deal between Ottawa and Washington--and to red faces among Canadian Cabinet ministers who now say they should have kept the Iraqi out. Officials here say they made a mistake in letting Mohammed Mashat move to Canada, but they deny that Washington pushed them to do it.
Advertisement
BUSINESS
August 20, 1990 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fighting in the Persian Gulf could jeopardize the $3-billion sale of Columbia Savings & Loan's junk bond portfolio to a Canadian investment group, according to a clause in the sale agreement. The clause states that Gordon America, the Toronto-based partnership planning to buy the bonds, has the right to bail out of the deal if there is "continuing, armed hostilities involving the United States or Canada" between now and the scheduled closing date of Oct. 2.
NEWS
February 23, 1991
Prime Minister Brian MULRONEY, in strong support of Bush's ultimatum, warned President Hussein to pull his troops from Kuwait or face the consequences. Emerging from a meeting with his war cabinet, he said: "If the war continues, Canada will fully play its part in forcing Saddam Hussein's army from Kuwait."
NEWS
May 15, 1991 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mysterious arrival in Canada of Iraq's former ambassador to the United States has led to suspicion here of a secret deal between Ottawa and Washington--and to red faces among Canadian Cabinet ministers who now say they should have kept the Iraqi out. Officials here say they made a mistake in letting Mohammed Mashat move to Canada, but they deny that Washington pushed them to do it.
NEWS
January 20, 1991 | From Reuters
The Canadian air force is sending fighters into combat against Iraq, its first offensive mission since World War II, defense chiefs said Saturday. Commodore Ken Summers, commander of Canadian forces in the multinational coalition against Iraq, said fighters under his command will go into battle within 24 hours. Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighters based in the Qatari capital Doha will accompany and protect allied fighters and bombers on missions into Iraqi territory.
NEWS
September 15, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr. and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Iraqi soldiers stormed the French, Canadian and Belgian diplomatic quarters in Kuwait on Friday, briefly detaining a U.S. consul and several other diplomats. President Bush declared the crackdown "outrageous" and hinted at a possible U.S. response. The Iraqi troops held five Western consuls for several hours and arrested French citizens as the occupying forces stepped up the pressure on holdout embassies to close their doors in Kuwait city. The U.S.
NEWS
September 18, 1990 | JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The foreign ministers of the 12 nations of the European Community agreed Monday to expel military personnel from the Iraqi embassies in their capitals and to limit the freedom of other Iraqi diplomats to travel within their borders. But the foreign ministers, in their second such joint effort, again fell short of consensus on financial aid to Turkey, Jordan and Egypt, which have lost substantial export markets because of the U.N. economic embargo against Iraq and Kuwait.
NEWS
February 23, 1991
Prime Minister Brian MULRONEY, in strong support of Bush's ultimatum, warned President Hussein to pull his troops from Kuwait or face the consequences. Emerging from a meeting with his war cabinet, he said: "If the war continues, Canada will fully play its part in forcing Saddam Hussein's army from Kuwait."
NEWS
January 21, 1991 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Canada mounted its first official offensive missions of the Persian Gulf War on Sunday, intensifying controversy in Canada about this normally noninterventionist country's role in the fighting. It was the first time in 40 years--since the Korean War--that Canadian forces have been sent into battle, and the shift has been traumatic for many. Canadian CF-18 warplanes took off from their wartime base in the Persian Gulf sheikdom of Qatar to join U.S.
NEWS
January 20, 1991 | From Reuters
The Canadian air force is sending fighters into combat against Iraq, its first offensive mission since World War II, defense chiefs said Saturday. Commodore Ken Summers, commander of Canadian forces in the multinational coalition against Iraq, said fighters under his command will go into battle within 24 hours. Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighters based in the Qatari capital Doha will accompany and protect allied fighters and bombers on missions into Iraqi territory.
NEWS
September 18, 1990 | JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The foreign ministers of the 12 nations of the European Community agreed Monday to expel military personnel from the Iraqi embassies in their capitals and to limit the freedom of other Iraqi diplomats to travel within their borders. But the foreign ministers, in their second such joint effort, again fell short of consensus on financial aid to Turkey, Jordan and Egypt, which have lost substantial export markets because of the U.N. economic embargo against Iraq and Kuwait.
NEWS
September 15, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr. and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Iraqi soldiers stormed the French, Canadian and Belgian diplomatic quarters in Kuwait on Friday, briefly detaining a U.S. consul and several other diplomats. President Bush declared the crackdown "outrageous" and hinted at a possible U.S. response. The Iraqi troops held five Western consuls for several hours and arrested French citizens as the occupying forces stepped up the pressure on holdout embassies to close their doors in Kuwait city. The U.S.
BUSINESS
August 20, 1990 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fighting in the Persian Gulf could jeopardize the $3-billion sale of Columbia Savings & Loan's junk bond portfolio to a Canadian investment group, according to a clause in the sale agreement. The clause states that Gordon America, the Toronto-based partnership planning to buy the bonds, has the right to bail out of the deal if there is "continuing, armed hostilities involving the United States or Canada" between now and the scheduled closing date of Oct. 2.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|