Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Issue 24 - Minutes of Proceedings - April 18, 2013
OTTAWA, Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade
met this day at 10:32 a.m., in room 160-S, Centre Block, the chair, the
Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, presiding.
Members of the committee present: The Honourable Senators
Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Dawson, De Bané, P.C., Downe, Fortin-Duplessis,
Johnson, Lang, Robichaud, P.C., Smith, P.C. (Cobourg), Wallace and
In attendance: Natalie Mychajlyszyn and Brian Hermon, Analysts,
Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament.
Also in attendance: The official reporters of the Senate.
Pursuant to the order of reference adopted by the Senate on Wednesday,
November 7, 2012, the committee continued its study on economic and
political developments in the Republic of Turkey, their regional and global
influences, the implications for Canadian interests and opportunities, and
other related matters. (For the complete text of the order of reference,
see proceedings of the committee, Issue No. 17.)
Gonzalo Peralta, Executive Director.
Bryan Henderson, Director of Professional Training and Development,
Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.
The chair made an opening statement.
Messrs. Peralta and Henderson made statements and answered questions.
At 12:02 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the chair.